VOW FM 88.1

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VOW FM 88.1 is a campus-based community radio station operated broadcasting from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The station has a variety of music and talk show that reflect the life of the youth, students, politics and tackles social issues.

VOW FM 88.1 Moments

102 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±23 min episode every 3 days
VOW FM 88.1 is a campus-based community radio station operated broadcasting from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The station has a variety of music and talk show that reflect the life of the youth, students, politics and tackles social issues.

My journey with Covid-19

10 EPISODES |  Series, ±6 min episode total time 1 hr 06 min
Quarantine is key to stemming the Covid-19 pandemic, but it’s not easy. This podcast series follows the journey of 19 year old Nkosi Mnisi who is a first year student at Wits University. He is currently self isolating in his room at home in the South of Johannesburg.

DREAMS Thina Abantu Abasha

14 EPISODES |  Series, ±4 min episode total time 1 hr 06 min
DREAMS Thina Abantu Abasha is an ambitious youth led programme aimed at reducing HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng. The goal of DREAMS TAA is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

Growing on the success of the HIGHER HEALTH Future Beats programme, Johnson and Johnson entered into a partnership with HIGHER HEALTH, to broadcast the Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha (DREAMS TAA) initiative through its community and campus radio station network.
The collaboration between HIGHER HEALTH and DTAA involves radio programming through four radio stations namely, Maputaland Community Radio (KZN), Durban Youth Radio (KZN), VOW FM (Gauteng) and Tshwane FM (Gauteng). The aim is to empower AGYW in three key areas, namely, Employability, Leadership and Sexual and Reproductive Health resources.

Dealing with Gender Based violence

0 EPISODES |  Podcast
RSA President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Gender-based violence is South Africa’s second pandemic after the corona virus. GBV reportedly increased dramatically since the government moved the country to lockdown Level 3 on 1 June 2020. Ramaphosa said 21 women and children had been killed in the past few weeks. According to crime statistics released in 2019, 2,930 women were murdered in a 12-month period from 2017 to 2018, amounting to one murder every three hours.

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