Latest News

Below is a listing of the latest Equal Access news and press. Click on any headline or “read more” below to read the full text.

Reaching Marginalized Populations: the Power of Radio and Mobile Voice
Natasha Beale, July 7 2016 - Discourse in the ICT4D field can often getahead of itself, focusing so much on new technologies that developing the newest app or handing every teacher a tablet becomes the magic bullet to solving the world’s deve...
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The Low-Tech Way to Reach Everyone on Earth
By Natasha Beale on June 13, 2016 We often focus on new technologies – developing the newest app or handing every teacher a tablet – as if they are magic bullets to solving the world’s development problems. While it would be great if thi...
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Northern Nigeria’s first all-Hausa TV Channel Celebrates Two Years on Air
  “AREWA24 has made us change our behaviors…” On June 28th, AREWA24 the 24/7 all-Hausa language entertainment and lifestyle satellite TV channel, launched and developed by Equal Access celebrated its two-year anniversary.  Since l...
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Equal Access Pakistan Produces Film For Women and Girls' Empowerment
  Equal Access Pakistan has just produced and broadcast a 60-minute film for their Women and Girls’ empowerment project, which aims to create a positive change in attitudes and behaviors around girls’ and women’s rights in Pakis...
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AREWA24 Programming Wins Viewers' Choice Award
  On March 7, 2016, AREWA24's weekly soap opera Dadin Kowa won the prestigious Viewers’ Choice Award from Africa Magic/Multichoice-Nigeria for Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series - Hausa. Executive Producer Salisu Balarabe acce...
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Sesame Street for those without access to TV in Afghanistan
In Afghanistan Equal Access is working with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit arm of Sesame Street, to produce and broadcast a radio program based on the TV show for those who don’t have access to TV.  Baghch-e-Simsim (Sesame Garden) feature...
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Using Media to Promote Agricultural Practice in Western Afghanistan
Equal Access (EA) is the communication and outreach partner on the Regional Agricultural Development Project-West (RADP-W) to Chemonics, working to improve agricultural practices in Western Afghanistan from February 15, 2015 – February 28, ...
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Helping Girls Rise in Nigeria
Partnering with the international film project Girl Rising, which documents empowering stories of women and girls around the world, Equal Access has drawn on its experience and on-the-ground presence in northern Nigeria to successfully locali...
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