FeminStream (2015-2018)

FeminStream (2015-2018)

(ongoing project)

Project in 2015 Year

Women's Fund in Georgia with financial support of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation created a radioprogramme FeminStream. The project was implemented in cooperation with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and participation of Independent Group of Feminists.

FeminStream aimed to promote progressive public opinion on women's issues, create a new niche for discussions in Georgian radio space, which have contributed to raising awareness about women's rights, gender equality and sensitivity, and facilitate inspiration and solidarity of women.

The radio programme covered the following topics:

Dialogue of the  Day - Women's Rights issues discussed in the context of feminist theories;
Feminist Music - Information about the feminist groups and artists, presentation of feminists' cult songs;
Women's Story - Lost fame of women and their stories.

Video Recording of the programs (in Georgian language) can be listended here.

In addition, 3 articles have been written and published on our web (in Georgian):

- Natia Gvianishvili - Lesbian feminism and separation as a form of resistance;
- Eka Imerlishvili - Ugly "Beauty" Myths;
- Dako Bakhturidze - Woman, women, feminisms - rethinking of differences in feminist theory.


Project in 2017 Year

Women's Fund in Georgia and the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation continued the idea of FeminStream.  Together with a new team, project about Feminist Audio Podcats was announced in March 2017.

Promotional Video of the project:

FeminStream 2017 aimed to cover Literature, Music, Movies and Art from the feminist perspective with past and new members of the team:

- Natia Gvianishvili -  Literature;
- Lili Mamulashvili - Music;
- Teo Khatiashvili - Movies;
- Khatuna Khabuliani - Art.All podcasts were uploaded here in Georgian language.


Project in 2018 year

In July 2018 open call for applications was announced to receive new ideas for the podcasts. Based on the applications, new series of podcasts will be produced.


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