Is a series of 8 - part radio programmes to advocate women’s empowerment during reconstruction in the EQ areas supported by the Global Fund for Women (GFW). This series is expected to bring out the untold stories and unheard voices of women, mostly the marginalized ones and help raise issues of women’s empowerment in the earth quake areas of Pakistan.
The radio producers travelled in the earthquake locations including Abbottabad, Hazara, Chimiali, Mansehra, Balakot, Kohlian Derwashabad, Muzafarabad, Hattian Dupatta, Upper Chattar, Garhi Duppata, Kumi Kot and other locations in Azad Kashmir. Following themes were researched and investigated by the radio producers in the field including emotional trauma and women surviving the EQ and their loss of family and property, girl child education, livelihood options; women working in different fields and supporting their families after earthquake, women’s empowerment: how women are breaking the barriers, taking steps for their empowerment with livelihood options available to them, cultural Barriers and changes in perceptions: how the disaster has brought forth a change in the mind sets on women’s empowerment, reproductive health issues including assistance and facilities provided to pregnant women after earthquake and earthquake and women in media working in the earthquake areas.
Executive Producer : Ms. Tasneem Ahmar
Senior Radio Producers : Ms. Rukhsana Musarrat and Ms. Saadia Haq
Researchers : Ms. Tasneem Ahmar, Ms. Rukhsana Musarrat and Ms. Saadia Haq
Presenter : Samina Khameed
Music Composer / Graphics Designer : Gul Rukh Khan
This Radio series is being on aired from the following radio channels:
Radio Pakistan NBS, FM 105 Voice of Kashmir Dhirkot, Muzzafaabad, Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir Radio, FM 92.6 Bahawalpur, FM 97 Hassanabdal, and FM 107 Apna Karachi