Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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After the Arab uprisings

Our new policy briefing After the Arab uprisings explores how national broadcasters in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon have the potential to help bridge social divides, if they can be reformed to serve the interests of the public.

Watch a short film from the author for an overview.

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The fictional village of Lulu, promoting peace in South Sudan

For International Day of Peace (21 September 2015), our script writer in South Sudan blogs about her experience in Juba when the civil war first started and how a radio drama she's writing is helping to address conflict in local communities.
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The business of bringing up a child is everybody's business

In celebration of 500 episodes broadcast, our radio producer in northern Nigeria looks at how her health show, Ya Take ne Arewa, is using the power of radio to help improve the lives of mothers and children. Read her blog.

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  BBC Media Action project manager in Lebanon, Maha Taki

Syrian refugees

Watch a film about our work helping Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
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