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Yayablé is not crazy: How a husband learned to treat his wife and children with respect

April 25, 2023

Main characters: Yayablé: Head of the family, Djôminè’s husband, and an important citizen of Tènèbougou Djôminè: Yayablé’s wife Sidi: First child and son of Yayablé and Djôminè Dodo: Second child and daughter of Yayablé and Djôminè Zanzou: Yayablé’s friend and Djôminè’s brother The narrator     SCENE 1: Yayablé and his values   NARRATOR: Yayablé…

Causes and consequences of early and forced marriage

April 19, 2023

FADE UP SIGNATURE TUNE, THEN OUT HOST: Early and forced marriage is a human rights violation and a type of gender-based violence. These practices have enormous consequences on a girl’s life. They affect her health, the development of her body, and her education. In early and forced marriage, the girl’s consent is not taken into…

Katungwe Nkukankhana: (See-saws work by pushing each other) Power imbalances in relationships and how to share work and decisions

February 1, 2023

Characters CHIMWEMWE: Newly married to Takondwa. Only son in his family and not involved in activities traditionally considered to be women’s work in Malawi. TAKONDWA: Newly married and wife of Chimwemwe. Grew up in a family where male and female children shared housework equitably. NAGAMA: Wife of Betha, and a Cluster leader in the Scaling…

How parents can model a change in attitude towards sexual and reproductive health and rights

February 1, 2023

HOST: Hello and welcome, listeners! In the program this afternoon, we will discuss how parents can model a change in attitudes towards sexual and reproductive health and rights, also known as SRHR. I will take you to one of the districts in Malawi where youths are busy with various activities that help to develop their…

What to ask experts about sexual and reproductive health

November 24, 2022

1. What is sexual and reproductive health? a. Do you feel that the average adult man or woman knows enough about their body, and their sexual and reproductive health? Please explain. b. Do you feel that the average adolescent or young women or man knows enough about their body and their sexual and reproductive health?…

What to ask men and women about their experiences with sexual and reproductive health and rights

November 24, 2022

1. What does sexual and reproductive health mean to you? a. How do you take care of your sexual and reproductive health? b. Are you comfortable discussing sexual and reproductive health openly with your sexual partner? Why or why not? c. Are you comfortable discussing sexual and reproductive health openly with your family? Your friends?…

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

November 24, 2022

  Spot #1: Breaking the silence around gender-based violence   YADICKO: What’s going on here? Nana, has your husband been hitting you again? NANA: Yes, my friend. He always beats me. YADICKO: My God! What are you going to do? NANA: Do?! Don’t you know that marriage is sacred? A wife has to put up…

Addressing a sensitive issue: Gender-based violence

November 15, 2022

Around the world, too many women and girls face violence and discrimination because of their gender. This often takes the form of limited rights, limited control over or access to finances or resources, or physical violence. This is an even more important topic now because many organizations have reported an increase in violence since the…

Premarital sex

October 26, 2022

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC UP, THEN FADE OUT HOST: Hello and welcome to today’s program about premarital sex. This is a topic that primarily concerns teenagers, young people, and unmarried couples, who are often curious about their sexuality and about engaging in sex before marriage. To answer our questions, we have five speakers. They are: Aboubacar Traoré…

Domestic violence: Consequences and causes

October 13, 2022

HOST: Hello dear listeners, welcome to our program. Today, with our guests, we will talk about domestic violence, a form of gender-based violence, also referred to as GBV. They will talk about the causes and consequences of domestic violence, as well as the measures taken by organizations and individuals to address it. They will also…