Pacific Island women work to revitalize their culture and join
the current women's movement. 19 minutes, English.
"Going to Beijing"
Issues emerging at the preparatory conferences preceding the
Fourth World Conference on Women. 15 minutes, English.
A nun gains fame in Manila by helping women in the red light
district start a new life. 9 minutes, English.
"The Measure of a Woman: The issues for Beijing"
A three-part radio documentaryfocusing on each of the twelve
critical areas of concern outlined in the Beijing Platform for
Action, with an emphasis on developing nations. 90 minutes,
WFS assisted All India Radio (AIR) with its "English
national show, featuring representatives from the government,
NGOs and university structures, speaking on the Fourth World
Conference on Women. The panel was moderated by the WFS.
At the Beijing Conference NGO Forum in August and September in
China, WFS Radio participated in worldwide live shortwave
broadcasting. For the eight-day duration of the Forum, WFS
produced a daily half-hour programme on South Asian women's
WFS Radio produced a half-hour documentary titled "Beyond
Beijing" focussing on progress and challenges for Indian
women, government and NGOs. This programme was commissioned by
AIR and aired in October 1995.
"The girl child in India"
A five-part series, supported by UNICEF, each feature 15
"Your Rights, Your Responsibilities"
On women's legal rights ranging from, each feature 30 minutes,
Hindi. Broadcast on AIR for 26 weeks.
"Engendering the Ninth Five Year Plan"
A radio report on how women participated for the first time
ever in the drafting of policies for India's five-year plans.
Produced for UNIFEM, broadcast on AIR. 30 minutes, English.
Produced for the Population Council, India and broadcast on
AIR. 30 minutes, Hindi.
“HUM JAANANA CHAHTE HAIN”
(We want to know)
programme on adolescent reproductive health, made for
Population Council. Touches upon issues such as menstruation,
sexuality, information about contraception, body image, mental
stress during adolescence, etc. Broadcast on AIR FM. 30
“BAATEIN AUR BHI
(There’s more to talk about)
issues related to women’s reproductive health such as
contraception, common reproductive health problems, male
responsibility for contraception, etc. Made for Population
Council, it also explores the concept of reproductive rights
in the Indian context. Broadcast on AIR. 30 minutes. Hindi.
"Portrayal of Women in the Media"
- a programme on how religion and traditional thinking
influence the portrayal of women in the media be it print,
television, radio or films. Includes interviews with
housewives, social activists, teachers and development
consultants. Made for Ford Foundation. Broadcast on AIR,
30 minutes, English.