by Empowerhouse / Birgitte Jallov
16 women working with community radio to strengthen the voices and lives of women in their area
Palmira Velasco, Founder of Women’s Community Radio, Mozambique
Palmira has been at the forefront of independent journalism in Mozambique, co-founding the first independent daily newspaper DEMOS. She also co-initiated the Mozambican Women in Mass Media Association (AMCS) of which she was the executive director for 12 years. In this capacity, Palmira and AMCS took the initiative to start Mozambique’s first women’s radio: N’thiyana, meaning ‘Women’.
Read more here::https://empowerhouse.dk/palmira-velasco-mozambique/
EMPOWERHOUSE launches its contribution to the 16-day campaign by sharing 16 women’s community radio stories: unfolding how each broadcaster has been seeing positive change for women and girls – working intensely to eliminate violence against women and girls.