Indigenous CR Network formed in Nepal

on 19 October 2017. Posted in News from the region

ICRNMarch 2017, Kathmandu: An Indigenous CR Network has been formed in Nepal by broadcasters and stations working with the objective of promoting rights of the indigenous people. The ICRN membership currently comprises 20 community radio stations. “To work with communities of indigenous people towards solving challenges faced by them through peaceful means and to further strengthen mainstream- ing of their concerns and rights through community radios is our main objective,” said Jagat Dong, Chairman of ICRN. “Our primary aim is to encourage members of indigenous communities, especially women and dalits to join community radios. We will be engaging in advocacy, awareness raising and capacity building to achieve our objectives,” he further said.

For further details, please contact: indigenousradionet@gmail.com