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8 March broadcast to support women, peace and security

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amarcOn 8 March 2007, the Women's International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) will celebrate Women's International Day with a Third Annual Internet Broadcast. The 24-hour broadcast will be dedicated to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. To listen to the audio broadcast click here.

Community radio producers from Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America and the Caribbean will dedicate this day to highlight the efforts of women working for peace and security. The programs featured will include documentaries, interviews, debates, poetry, music and much more.

This multilingual broadcast campaign mobilizes community radios around global issues and encourages them to use new communication technologies, such as the Internet, to extend the reach of their words.

Radio stations around the globe are invited to download the audio files from the AMARC 8 March website and broadcast them in their radio stations during the whole month of March 2007.

amarc_logoAMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, and linking more than 3,000 community radios in over 110 countries. The AMARC Women's International Network is a large assembly of women communicators working to ensure women's right to communicate through and within the community radio movement.