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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...

WACC has launched Voices of the Amazon, a multi-year project in partnership with the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) that will use community radio to enable grassroots communities in the region to be active participants in developing environmental policy. [caption id="attachment_52954" align="alignleft" width="300"] La...

A WACC-supported project has enhanced the broadcasting capacity of Indigenous radio stations in the Amazon regions of Ecuador and improved the skills of 30 Indigenous citizen reporters who were able to produce content about challenges facing their communities from a human rights perspective. The project, implemented...

On World Radio Day (February 13), WACC celebrates the resilience and adaptive capacity of radio as a medium of communication. Each year, WACC is proud to partner with dozens of grassroots community broadcasters in the Global South. From pioneer community radio stations in remote areas of...

The Indigenous Community Radio Network of Nepal’s (ICRN) production of public service announcements (PSAs) about Covid-19 in Indigenous languages has been commended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as one of the “promising practices” for responding to the coronavirus pandemic.   ICRN, a partner of WACC Global, said it was prompted to...

WACC partner Alianza por el Derecho Humano de las Mujeres a Comunicar (ADEHMAC) has launched Violeta Radio, a feminist community radio station in Mexico City that seeks to integrate gender equality across the board – from its management structure to all content produced.   The radio station came as a result of years of...