Wednesday, March 11, 2009

11 March - Gender

Just a recap of today’s show, we joined by Unis Mfaku- from Poor People’s Movement and she told us more about this movement and how the members of this movement help women who are from poorer communities and who are sitting around to be more self sufficient and they are able to prove for their families . For more information you can contact them on (021) 949 3669


We were also joined by on the line by Tracey Gilmore- from Dress 2 Impress. Dress 2 Impress is an organisation that has identified the need of professional clothing for women who can’t afford it and who are entering or re-entering the workplace. For more information you can contact them on (021) 715 3840 alternatively you can send them an email tracey@statusreports.co.za


Lastly we had an interview that I did with Shirley Gunn - Director of the Human Rights Media Centre. The Human Right Media Centre is a project that aims to promote an awareness of human rights by allowing organisations and members of different communities to tell their life stories to the public through a variety of media forms and through a number of projects. Shirley told us more about the new book that was released called Knocking on mothers and daughters in struggle in South Africa. For more information you may contact the Human Rights Media Centre on (021) 762 2092 or (021) 761 3303 alternatively you can send them an email admin@hrmc.org.za

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