In Tanzania, a Radio Programme for Girls Yields Unexpected Results

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DENVER, Colorado, Feb 12 (IPS) – The United Nations will commemorate World Radio Day on Feb. 13
 
Jessica Love is the Executive Director of AfricAid, which supports robust, locally-led mentorship initiatives that cultivate confidence, improve academic and health outcomes, and promote socially-responsible leadership skills. Learn more at AfricAid.org. Last fall, a 45-year-old father of four named Moses turned on the radio at his home in Arusha, Tanzania. Searching for his favorite station, he heard the introduction to a program about girls that he would later describe as ‘ear-catching.’ He wanted to know what would come next.

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