They left no stone unturned to compel my husband to divorce me and marry another woman. Comment from Edna Chepkurui-Moyo Jasiri. As part of its research activity, PMC-Ethiopia has gathered Ethiopian proverbs that mainly reflect wrong beliefs and attitudes towards women and children. No less than 30 talk shows and discussion programs have been presented by radio and television stations regarding the PMC serial dramas. According to the organisers, in the Sabido methodology, statements expressing values identified by formative research help to define three types of characters: The PMC in fact labored to find competent writers who were willing to learn, new skill of entertainment-education serial drama writing. What made the dramas successful are the languages and dialects used in the serials. Comment from Warren Feek.
Communication for Social Change. Did that lead them to change their life style and behavior? They also recorded village sounds for use in the drama. It provides encouragement and assures us that life is worth living and that it is full of meaning. Some 70 feature articles and news reports have been published in various newspapers. I often rush home quite early to escape the traffic jam and discomfort in the street and get tranquil atmosphere before catching up my favorite drama and listen to those impressive words of a scene representing the tragic lives of women. Rassegna Stampa e Web. We were worrying for years as we thought that our second child would face a similar fate.
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Aug 27 – 3: I have regained my health. This way I was freed from the bondage of insults and hatred I was subjected to for no less than six years. After listening to your radio program, I kigniy myself with Anguach and took the bold decision of asking my husband to yeeken for a medical check-up in a local hospital.
In our locality and especially in schools, more and more people are engaged in discussions on these crucial issues.
PMC had sent two researchers to assess the impressions of those taking part in the focus groups. The serial dramas produced great impact and wider acceptance among the listeners, says Dr. Depends on the community. In most of the answers and the remarks, it is clear to identify that people, the listeners began taking actions beyond awareness. Population Media Center website August 15 and November 17 According to the organisers, study results indicated that the radio programme contributed directly and indirectly to the use of reproductive health and family planning services.
Over the two-and-half years the radio programs were on the air, each episode was awaited with great anticipation. The Soul Beat Now I am taking birth control injections regularly.
Quite different and a first time experience of this kind of entertainment drama through the Ethiopian radio, the Population Media Center has received over 3, letters that tell their wider impressions about the programme. Did that lead them to change their life style and behavior?
Unlike in the past, special punitive measures have been taken by community people against offenders involved in such crimes. Some 70 feature articles and news reports have been published in various newspapers.
They left no stone unturned to compel my husband to divorce me and marry another woman. My husband, however, insisted that I continue to bear children for him. More issues of Soul Beat Africa.
After the programme completed its last broadcast, researchers from Birhan conducted a survey to evaluate the impact of the drama. As part of its research activity, PMC-Ethiopia has gathered Ethiopian proverbs that mainly reflect wrong beliefs and attitudes towards women and children. Nov 13 – Comment from Warren Feek.
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What is currently done is to assess whether the yekeh helped beyond impressions? I was looking for a radio one night but was unsuccessful. The Amharic radio serial drama has been re-transmitted by FM Addis draama the Oromifa radio serial drama is now repeated on Wednesdays.
Once the programme was on the air, audience response was monitored in several ways — through focus groups and listening diaries, letters from listeners, and interviews at hospitals and clinics. Recent Comments from the Network. The actress who played the positive female role model Fikirte in the Amharic language program reported that, one day, she went to a market to buy some vegetables.
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Communication for Social Change. Communicating with other fellow women she tells them to stick to family planning and girl education and working as an advocate of women rights.
PMC developed the series out of numerous discussions with a range of key stakeholders, from government representatives to local non-governmental organisations NGOs and health researchers. Communication for Development and Source book. This is because we were afraid that they would be abducted on their way to school. The Media and Development Network.
Now peace and harmony has prevailed in our family.