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The Leaders of Change (Niger): Our new video featuring testimonials from people engaged in our USAID-funded Peace Through Development program, which we co-implemented in Chad and Niger. As of June, 2010 an estimated 2.5 million Nigeriens regularly listen to at least one of our radio programs and have sent in thousands of SMS feedback as…

10-year Afghanistan Anniversary Press Release

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Kabul August 28, 2013: Today, San Francisco-based NGO Equal Access (EA) celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the launch of their media outreach programs in Afghanistan. Co-hosted by Equal Access CEO and President of Equal Access, Ronni Goldfarb, and EA Afghanistan Country Director, Dr. Anwar Jamili, the evening event featured dramatic performances by EA’s mobile…

EA SHARE Project to Increase Inter-religious Tolerance in Pakistan

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Peshawar, January 2014: Equal Access Pakistan is excited to announce the launch of the Social Harmony and Religious Education (SHARE) project. Funded by the US Department of State Bureau of Human Rights, Democracy & Labor, this 18-month project will increase public awareness and understanding of religious tolerance and inter-sectarian respect within Pakistan’s Federally Administrated Tribal…

EA Partners with GPSF to Promote Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

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January 2014, Kabul: Equal Access Afghanistan (EAA), in partnership with the Canadian Government, is proud to announce a new project promoting a culture of women’s rights in Afghanistan. Funded by the Canadian Government’s Global Peace and Security Fund (GPSF), the full title of the project is Expanding Rule of Law Practices and Empowering Community Leaders to Protect Women’s Rights in Afghanistan…

EA Announces Media Project for Children’s Literacy in Pakistan

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Islamabad, Pakistan. December 10, 2013: Equal Access (EA) is proud to announce the launch of activities on the USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project (PRP). Implemented by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and a consortium of ten local and international partner NGOs, this five-year project aims to improve access to quality education in Pakistan, where soaring child illiteracy…

EA Contributes to Record-breaking Voter Turnout in Nepal

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November 19, 2013: The Election Commission of Nepal released preliminary estimates suggesting that voterturnout in today’s election achieved more than 70% of the country’s 12 million registered voters, representing the largest participation in the nation’s history. Results of the election will determine the members of the assembly to be charged with drawing up a long-awaited national…

EA Nepal cited in UNICEF, Guardian, for success in new media

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Equal Access Nepal’s Saathi Sanga Man Ka Kura (SSMK) program was recognized in UNICEF’s August 2013 report on “Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Communication for Development Strategies to Support and Empower Marginalized Adolescent Girls.” The report examined effective strategies for the use of ICTs in the promotion of girls’ education and engagement in development campagins and praised…

10-year Anniversary of Equal Access in Afghanistan

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Kabul August 28, 2013: Today, San Francisco-based NGO Equal Access (EA) celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the launch of their media outreach programs in Afghanistan. Co-hosted by CEO and President of Equal Access, Ronni Goldfarb, and EA Afghanistan Country Director, Dr. Anwar Jamili, the evening event featured dramatic performances by EA’s mobile theater troupe…

National News Coverage of EA Yemen Reproductive Health Stakeholder Workshop

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  Check out Yemen Today’s coverage of Equal Access Yemen’s (EAY) July 23-24, 2013 Stakeholder Workshop in Sana’a for the “Our Health, Our Future” project. The Workshop was attended by government and civil society representatives from eight governorates and featured a presentation of baseline research on reproductive health in the target governorates as well as discussion…

Voting Registration PSAs Prove Successful in Nepal Sajhedari Bikaas Project

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Sajhedari Bikaas is a five-year USAID-funded project primarily aimed at empowering communities to direct their own development. Implemented by Pact, Inc., Sajhedari Bikaas is specifically designed to offer sustainable, locally-appropriate development solutions while maintaining the programmatic flexibility necessary to quickly respond to a constantly shifting operating environment. Acting as Sajhedari Bikaas’ primary media partner, Equal…