AmplifyChange new podcast episodes: out now!

Following the success of our episodes released in early 2020, we are delighted to announce the launch of new episodes of the AmplifyChange Podcast.

The four new episodes are in both English and French and hosted by AmplifyChange Grants Officer, Rkia Sayar.

Rkia talks to grantees from around the world about topical issues such as the impact of COVID-19, Sex Positivity, Online Advocacy and Safeguarding.

Join our host Rkia to hear insights from our specially selected guests as they share their experiences and top tips on what has worked for their organisations as well as pitfalls to avoid.

Each episode lasts between approximately 15 to 20 minutes and the series is available on our website and all popular podcast hosting services.

The first episode in the series is COVID-19: one year on and what have we learnt?

The guests are:

Ika Ayu, Executive Director of Perkumpulan Samsara, a feminist organisation in Indonesia, which focuses on sexual and reproductive health rights and safe abortion (English version).

and Emmanuel Ndabombi, Volunteers Manager and National Co-ordinator for the GShe programme at Women For a Change, a feminist led SRHR advocacy organisation working with and for young people and women in Cameroon (French version).

Listen to episode 1 now:

English version with Ika Ayu from Perkumpulan Samsara

French version with Emmanuel Ndabombi from Women for a Change Cameroon

Coming up on the AmplifyChange Podcast:

Wednesday 23 June – Sex Positivity

with guests Sarian Karim Kamara, Director of Keep the Drums, Lose the Knife, which focuses on ending FGM/C in Sierra Leone (English version)

and Liliane Randrianasolo, Head of Communications and Advocacy, Projet Jeune Leader, a youth-based, youth-focused organisation employing young facilitators called Young Leaders who work in schools and colleges in Madagascar (French version)

Wednesday 30 June – Safeguarding

with guest Eloise Walton, Senior Projects Operations Manager, MannionDaniels, a global development consultancy and fund manager, (English and French versions)

Wednesday 7 July– Online advocacy

with guests hvale hvale, Networks Coordinator at the Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) at the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), an international network of organisations (English version)

and Amy Sakho, Programme and Communications Officer, l’Association des Juristes Sénégalaises a Senegalise organisation promoting women’s rights (French version)

Each podcast episode is packed with insights and helpful advice. Please listen in and let us know what you think!