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A WACC-supported project in Kenya is helping an Indigenous community radio station to serve as an enhanced information channel for the Rendille people and preserve the tribe’s language and culture. In 2021, the Fereiti Action Network, a Kenyan, youth-driven organization for social change, partnered with WACC...

WACC’s Latin America region has joined with other regional communication networks in calling on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to take concrete action to ensure stronger promotion of Indigenous communication rights. An autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (OAS), the IACHR is...

A WACC-supported initiative in Nicaragua is building the capacity of Indigenous community radio as a tool for rights advocacy, social justice, sustainable development, and cultural flourishing. WACC is partnering with CASEMIP RL (Cooperativa Agropecuaria de Servicios Multiples "Indian Pawanka" RL) to offer training in media production...

A WACC-supported initiative in Argentina is set to make radio a more powerful tool for Indigenous communities to uphold their rights and cultures. Local WACC partner Centro de Educación, Comunicación y Biblioteca Popular (CECOP), with the Argentine Forum of Community Radios (FARCO), is creating an Indigenous communicators...

Indigenous communication rights and community identity are being strengthened through a WACC-supported project in the provinces of Salta and Jujuy in northern Argentina. The Argentinian human rights organization Encuentro Solidario y Democrático is working with the network Mesa de Comunicación Popular e Indígena de Salta y...

A WACC project is backing efforts by the Guatemalan rights organization Asociacion Ixchel to secure Indigenous peoples’ right to freedom of expression, participation in cultural life, and equality before the law through legally sanctioned radio broadcasting. In the peace agreement that brought an end to civil...

With Western-style education and the Internet taking over traditional learning processes in many parts of Costa Rica, the Indigenous people of the Cabeca nation, in Talamanca province, have expressed concern about threats to Cabecar culture and language, including their broad cosmovision.   A WACC-supported project, La antena...

As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches into its second year, and as new “variants of concern” continue to circulate worldwide, there are heightened concerns that Indigenous communities such as those in Nepal will continue to be disproportionately affected because of their vulnerability and lack of visibility. To...