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Progressive soap operas and other TV shows could be used to boost human rights and public health

By Hicbd
Wed Mar 6 2013 1:03 pm

"A village getting satellite or cable TV goes along with higher girls' school enrollment rates and increased female autonomy. Within two years of getting cable or satellite, between 45 and 70 percent of the difference between urban and rural areas on these measures disappears."

URL:
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americas/2012/1120/Turn-on-the-TV-How-telenovelas-help-people-cope-with-real-life
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113870313


Categories:
International Development Women's Rights Public Health Human Rights

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