Federation of African Media Women (FAMW)

Fédération des femmes africaines spécialistes des médias

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History

1981, Harare (Zimbabwe).

Aims

Aid African media women in their task of disseminating information on development, and liberation matters that affect the economic, political, social and cultural structures of countries; establish a network for writing and disseminating educational and literacy materials to development organizations and education centres; monitor the media's response to concerns of women and the response of women to media; serve as a research and resource centre for African media women.

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Activities

Operates a women features services: Federation of African Media Women Features Service. Workshops; seminars. Development Through Radio (DTR) projects in Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. Community Radio Stations in Malawi and Mozambique.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 13 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Women
  • Communication
    • Media

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender Equality

UIA Org ID

D1583

Last News Received

2006
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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