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Community Radio’s Effect on Women

African women taking the mic gain recognition as people

What is the most significant change brought about by community radios in Africa? In Jallov’s studies, the result is consistently: reduction in violence against women. Jallov explains how she works with community radios and how her research brought out this conclusion, and identified other positive changes in communities that gain a voice.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Birgitte Jallov of Denmark, founder of Communication Partners [now], which works with community media and media for development projects, primarily in Africa.

Credits: Interview and production by Frieda Werden. Recorded at the AMARC conference in Argentina.

Comments: OCTOBER 21, 2019 is the second annual World Feminist Radio Day. For more, or to post relevant content, visit

WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering service produces weekly radio programs by and about women around the world. Their slogan is “Raising Women’s Voices through Radio Worldwide – since 1986.”   Website   Contact   

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