13 February 2014 :: World Radio Day [ 13th of February ] — a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.
World Radio Day 2014 had the theme Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Radio proposed by UNESCO. Its sub-themes include:
Sensitizing radio station owners, executives, journalists, and governments to develop gender-related policies and strategies for radio
Eliminating stereotypes and promoting multidimensional portrayal in radio
Building radio skills for youth radio production, with a focus on girls as producers, hosts, reporters
Promoting Safety of women radio journalists