Programme 1 Gender and Women’s Empowerment
Broadcast date: March 13, 2018
Mná na gCorcaigh 1. A selection of women ranging in age from 8 to 90+ were asked two questions, (1) What are the main issues facing women in the world today? (2) What are the main issues facing women in Ireland today? The first item in the show compiled the responses to the first question. Gender Equality, the pay gap, sustainability, the environment and power were amongst the issues identified.
Interview with Sorcha Fennel of Trócaire about Women’s empowerment.
Studio chat Presenters Éanna and Gertrude reflected on the issues raised by Sorcha Fennel including economy, gender based violence and women’s participation.
Song Woman without Pride, The Cranberries
Montage A selection of clips from: (a) A Women’s Radio Station in Somalia, (b) Jackson Katz presentation asserting that Women’s Issues are Men’s Issues; (c) Talk R Africa interview with Executive Director of UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Interview A second interview with Sorcha Fennel, this time on Sierra Leone.
Song The Bailey, Loah
Mná na gCorcaigh 2. The second vox pop presented women’s views on what the main issues facing women in Ireland are. Responses included family, the repeal the eight referendum, balancing career and family, sexual abuse, invasion of personal space, access to health care, pensions.
Interview Dr Jacqui O’Riordan on Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights.