March 8 is International Women’s Day, and the BBG celebrates the contribution of a few of the brave women journalists who in U.S. international media. Each of the BBG's networks also marked the day with special programming, stories and interviews.

RFA launches new edition of Asian women’s e-book

Illustration of Gao Yu for RFA's book "It's Not OK" about women's rights Asia.

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Radio Free Asia (RFA) today launched the second edition of an e-book profiling women from Asian countries and regions under authoritarian rule taking up the fight for human rights on their families’ and communities’ behalf. ‘It’s not OK’ collects and presents additional portraits of these remarkable individuals, whose often untold stories demonstrate courage under fire, in China, Southeast Asia, and North Korea. The book is available for free on the iTunes Store and Google Play.

Women and Media: Africa in Focus


Join the BBG and Gallup on September 23 2014 for a discussion about women’s media consumption habits across Africa, and how those choices impact their lives.