Women voice out on VAW through audio programmes

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

BANTING, Sun: The 3rd Community Audio Fest this year showed a marked improvement in the quality and number of audio entries submitted and the range of topics that revealed the desire among women from the lower income group to share experiences on violence against women (VAW).

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THAILAND: Government wants prior restraint on community radio and satellite cable TV programs

Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2009

The Thai government announced on 14 May 2009 its plan to regulate the program content of radio stations and cable and satellite TV stations in the country, media reports said.

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Indigenous women use tech to voice their issues

Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

The Centre for Independent Journalism joined TakeBacktheTech last year to commemorate the 16-day Campaign to end Gender Violence by encouraging communities to make their own audio programmes. Here, S. Thanam reports on the women from Kg. Sungai Judah who uploaded their own programme on domestic violence.

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Thai Government orders closure of community radio stations

Posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Rights groups and the academic community in Thailand are up in arms over a government order to close down community radio operations in the kingdom.

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