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Clandestine abortion in Mali

November 21, 2023

HOST:       Dear listeners, welcome to your weekly program on your favourite radio station.   We are honoured to have three guests in the studio to discuss the topic of the day: clandestine abortion. We’ll be discussing the causes, consequences, and possible solutions to prevent clandestine abortions, which often endanger women’s lives. We’ll hear…

Positive and negative masculinity

November 21, 2023

Introduction In Mali, the Personal and Family Code states that women must obey their husbands. The husband is considered the head of the family and has parental authority. The same law allows polygamy and sets the marriage age at 18 for boys and 16 for girls. Yet the country’s constitution clearly states that all its…

Forced marriage, an obstacle to youth development in Mali and West Africa

September 11, 2023

  HOST :  Hello, dear listeners, welcome to our show. Today, we’ll be talking with our guests about forced marriage, who will speak about the causes and consequences of forced marriage. We’ll also talk about what associations and organizations are doing to put an end to the practice. We will talk to three resource persons….

Human trafficking in Mali

June 15, 2023

HOST: Good morning, dear listeners. Today, we are going to talk to you about human trafficking for sexual exploitation in Mali. Located in West Africa, Mali also borders countries in North Africa. This situation facilitates human trafficking in various ways. These are high migration areas where borders are not well controlled. People enter, leave, and…

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…

Youth health and education

August 12, 2022

Youth today face many unique challenges. Adolescence and early adulthood bring many changes to the body and mind. At the same time, youth are making important decisions about their education and what will come next in their lives. The COVID-19 pandemic, combined with conflicts around the world, climate change, and other stresses, make these life…

Talking about sexualized and gender-based violence (SGBV)

June 15, 2022

SFX: SIGNATURE TUNE UP, THEN UNDER HOST: Hello, cherished listeners, this is Heart FM and you are listening to Radio Buzz Feed. My name is Karim Stephan, and I’m bringing you the best talk show on air. Stay tuned! SFX: SIGNATURE TUNE UP THEN OUT HOST: Welcome to Radio Buzz Feed—settle down and relax, feed…

Women’s participation in TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training): Barriers, benefits, policies, and programs

December 1, 2021

Save and edit this resource as a Word document Introduction In spite of major transformation in the educational sector, Ghana is still faced with the misconception that male-dominated career programs in technical and vocational areas are best suited for men. This false impression has undermined the interest of marginalized young women, thereby continuing to discourage…