Tuesday, September 14, 2010

September 13th: Women's magazine features the work of WINGS and the KPFA Apprentice Program

Women's magazine features the work of WINGS (Women's International News Gathering Service),interview with Rwandan political leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza and Irene Florez talks with KPFA apprentice Taishi and speeches from Global Women at the US Social Forum in Detroit.

Interview with Rwandan political leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza.

To listen to the interview click here and look for "audio interview link" on Colored Opinions website

Umuhoza is the leader of Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi Party and of the United Forces Coalition. She was considered the leading challenger to Paul Kagame in the recent election. She has been subjected to arrest and persecution, as have other parties' leaders. In this interview with journalist Ann Garrison, she talks about her struggles and her vision for the country.

Would you like to be on the radio? Do you feel your community's stories are not being heard? KPFA's apprenticeship program might be for you. Audio, 6:22.

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KPFA's apprenticeship program is designed to increase the participation of women and people of color, and especially women of color, in community media. Find out how you can get involved and learn great skills in this interview with apprentice Taishi by Irene Florez.

The Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. In our last segment, we'll hear excerpts from a panel called Global Women at the US Social Forum in Detroit in 2010. In this panel, U.S. women activists discuss the usefulness in their work of international conventions on women's and human rights, some of which have been ratified by this country and some of which have not. Audio, 28:49.

The panelists are Erica Swanson of The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights; Cindy Domingo, Co-Chair, US Women & Cuba Collaboration and Laura Roskos, Co-President of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom. Jan Strout is the moderator.
The Global Women panel at the U.S. Social Forum was taped by Lisa Rudman of the National Radio Project's Women's Desk and edited for the Women's International News Gathering Service by Frieda Werden.

To hear this segment click here and find the broadcast at the bottom of the page in the file information box.

Listen to entire show for music by Angelique Kidjo and Women's Community Calendar

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