Conversation Details

Dates of conversation: 
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 to Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Vintage RadioIt's not too late to add your comments to our tactical dialogue on Using Radio to Empower and Engage Communities.   Human Rights groups are finding new ways to reach their audience through radio.  This dialogue, held from May 26 to June 1, 2010, brought together human rights practitioners using community radio to empower communities, shortwave radio to reach communities limited by government-run media and radio stations, and other innovative uses of audio to share critical information.  Join us to share your own stories, challenges and resources!

Our featured resource practitioners that are committed to leading this dialogue include:

  • Birgitte Jallov works with community radio for empowerment & social change in Africa, Asia & Europe
  • Rebecca Sako-John of the League of Democratic Women (LEADS), Nigeria
  • Stephanie Guyer-Stevens of OuterVoices
  • David Kwesi Ghartey-Tagoe - Station Manger of Radio Peace, Ghana
  • Sharon Lamwaka - Executive Director of the Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Bassem Samir - Editor in Chief of elma7rosa radio, Egypt
  • Daoud Kuttab - Community Media Network, Jordan

[Photo credit: William Self]