Mama Radio (Democratic Republic of Congo)

When women take control of the microphone at this South Kivu radio station, their 15 regularly-scheduled programs bring much-needed attention to the issues women face. But it’s not just about who’s speaking. It’s also about the thousands of people who are listening. As one fan says, “Domestic violence was part of my day-to-day. But since Mama Radio’s show about violence against women, things have changed. Just like me, my husband is always listening in.” Mic drop.