femLINKpacific: Media Initiatives for Women

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femLINKpacific: Media Initiatives for Women
Project name: Strengthening a Women- Led Community Media Network in Fiji
Project timeframe: 2 years and 6 months

In 2004, Fiji and Pacific’s first women-led ‘suitcase’ radio station was launched by femLINKpacific femLINKpacific has progressed through institutional strengthening and expanded its reach and impacts through a Rural Women Leaders network. femLINKpacific operates two permanent radio stations in Suva and Labasa, dedicating more than 800 broadcast hours monthly to discuss gender equality, peace and human security related issues. femLINKpacific supports a network of diverse women leaders in 13 geographical centres with a dedicated team of community-based convenors and correspondents as well as the Suva and Labasa community mediacentres. femLINKpacific adopts a community media approach from district to national consultations and produces media and communications products such as the HEROWINS comic book; a ‘Radio with Pictures’ television series in partnership with Fiji Television and Women’s Human Security first reports.

Website: www.femlinkpacific.org.fj