30-minute interactive radio programs reaching 30 million Nigerians aired on Radio Lagos in Yoruba and on Coal City FM, Enugu in Ibo. Subject experts selected from the women’s movements, government agencies, international development partners, the media, faith-based organizations and security agencies.
Topics discussed include:
Programs reached listeners in the neighboring states in of Ebonyi, Imo, Abia, Anambra, Oyo, Ogun, and Ondo States
Listeners expressed the continued need for gender equity, an end to male preference at the family and society levels, respecting the dignity of the girl child, economic empowerment opportunities for females and prompt reporting of all cases of GBV to appropriate agencies. Others were concerned about the need for effective support structures for survivors of violence, sustained community dialogues and engagement of community and religious leaders, effective partnership with law enforcement agencies to review the tedious and degrading process of providing evidence for cases of sexual assault.
Links to radio episodes
Otegee, Yoruba radio program
Ozo Emezikwana, Igbo radio program