The Heart of a Woman - Radio drama promotes women's empowerment in Chiapas, Mexico

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The Heart of a Woman - Radio drama promotes women's empowerment in Chiapas, Mexico

 

Corazon de Mujer narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women. Complementary talk shows will provide audience members with critical information and the encouragement to face challenges and move forward.
 
The radio drama series weaves educational content into the entertaining drama to raise awareness about a host of issues pertaining to the social and economic status of women in Chiapas. Issues like domestic violence, adult literacy, teenage pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health and HIV and AIDS.
 
In addition, portions of the drama are dedicated to raising awareness of new laws and state services that are designed to support the welfare of the family and promote the empowerment of women.

 

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Together with our partners throughout the world, Media Impact uses the best of humanity’s creative spirit and innovation to produce powerful, results-driven programs. This year, we will continue to work with organizations around the world to inspire and empower communities to educate young girls, promote gender equality and stop violence against women.  We have included information about two...
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New TV Soap Opera Empowers Mexican Women
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Apr 14, 2011 10:40 AM ET
Addressing Women's Rights On the Air
Corazon de Mujer narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women. Complementary talk shows provide audience members with critical information and the encouragement to face challenges and...
Apr 1, 2011 10:49 AM ET
Putting Heart into Women's Issues in Mexico
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Mar 25, 2011 10:56 AM ET
The Heart of a Woman: Photos from the Field
Corazon de Mujer/The Heart of a Woman narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women.  The radio drama series weaves educational content into the entertaining drama to raise awareness...
Mar 16, 2011 9:43 AM ET

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