The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), Asia-Pacific, concluded its 5th Regional Conference and Assembly — held in Bangkok,...
WHO WE ARE
AMARC Asia-Pacific is the regional autonomous chapter of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC International). AMARC Asia-Pacific is constituted by the members of AMARC from countries in the Asia-Pacific region. AMARC Asia-Pacific has sub-regional governance structure that consists of South Asia, South East Asia, the Pacific and East Asia.
AMARC Asia-Pacific aims to promote social justice and sustainable, democratic and participatory human development. In pursuit of its goal AMARC’s purpose is to amplify the voices of the excluded and marginalized through community media and new ICTs, to support popular access to communications, and to defend and promote the development of community radio.
Early results show more women participating community radios in Asia Pacific
The Women's International Network of AMARC Asia-Pacific (AMARC-WIN AP) is conducting a survey on women in Community Radio in Asia Pacific region.
In a country with only an estimated 60 % literacy rate and few able to afford access to television, newspapers, telephone and no access to internet outside Dili, community radio has been...