Crossroads is six-episode serial radio drama exploring issues related to the African Union Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. Created to a high quality broadcast standard, each 20-minute episode delivers adventure and intrigue, as well as subtly interwoven messages around women's rights.
Community Media for Development (CMFD) produced Crossroads on behalf of FAHAMU (Networks for Social Justice) and the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), to explore issues related to the African Union Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. The aim of the drama is to promote awareness of the protocol and the issues it addresses in away that makes these issues real to people who may not even know that such a mechanism exists. Through drama and engaging storylines, the series raises awareness about issues such as the right to peace, religion, and freedom from violence; marriage and divorce; political participation; education; and reproductive health and HIV. The radio drama programme will target local communities through community radio stations.