Here’s a lovely new animation about a mum who took in washing to save up enough to send her daughter back to school – made by the creative team behind ‘Our School’ the radio show inspiring families in South Sudan to send their daughters to school – and keep them there.
Real lives, real stories.
Happy International Women's Day! Today we're highlighting the work of Radio Nargis, a small radio station in Afghanistan run by women for women – providing a platform to discuss women’s rights, health and local news – and training the next generation of young female journalists: journalists.[ Bbc.in Link ] #IWD2017 #beboldforchange
Interested in how the media can get people involved in politics? Register to watch the livestream of our Governance and Accountability event: [ Bbc.in Link ]
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Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced in northern Iraq. In these tough conditions, people need to find medical help, to sit exams and continue their daily lives. We explain how a radio phone-in programme is helping people put their problems directly to public officials – and get them solved. [ Bbc.in Link ]
When there's a cholera outbreak - information can save lives. Our producer in South Sudan, Betty Duku shares how she’s using radio to help people identify the condition, treat it and most importantly, prevent it.
Our new series of films are helping Syrian refugees in Lebanon pull together quick, simple, affordable and healthy meals for their families. This rice and vegetable dish, for example, contains vital antioxidants and vitamins to help boost the immune system. A tasty, nutritious treat for anyone! [ Bbc.in Link ]