The event is organized by WIDE+ members CAWN and Frauensolidarität who will be sharing the findings and pioneering work of Central American, Southern African and European women’s organizations promoting a more responsible use of the media by journalists, civil society and policy-makers. The afternoon will showcase refreshing interventions and exciting group discussions as well as a networking session.
Speakers and facilitators
* Helen Dixon, an associate of a Nicaraguan organization successfully using the power of soap-operas in Central America to bring women’s issues to the attention of millions.
* Lucia Ruíz, an active member of Nosotras en el Mundo – Association for Communication and Development in Spain, an prior representative of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters and the Women’s International Network.
* Sue Branford, worked for BBC World Service, currently an editor and reporter for the Latin America Bureau and lecturing in development and journalism studies in London University.
* Caroline Haidacher, a journalist and anthropologist working for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation. She is the author of Frauensolidarität’s study “Armed with pen and microphone. Media as a tool for social development”.
The forum will be held at the Amazone Congress Centre in Brussels on May 14, 2014 (14.00 – 17.30). Places are limited so please book your free place by 12 May, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.