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Uganda’s Mama FM Gives Women a Chance to be Heard

In a country where only 15 percent of voices on the radio belong to women, one Ugandan radio station aims to make them feel they have a place in the media landscape. Mama FM is the first female-run radio station in Africa. Its goal is to combat stereotypes and make sure women’s voices are finally heard. Grace Mazirwe, a university student in Kampala, knows she wants to work as a radio technician. But she says it is a challenging field and at Ugandan radio stations it can be especially...

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