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Thursday 23 October  

About: Global Perspective

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Who says I can’t… is the motto of this year’s collaboration of international broadcasters known as Global Perspective.

The eight-part series offers stories of defiance and perseverance, about people who’ve overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and achieved their aims against all odds. 

First broadcast: Monday 28 March 2011, 17:00 UTC

 

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Our selected shows of Global Perspective

Radio Show: Who says I can't reject tradition?

This week on our international documentary series Global Perspective, SAFM presents  ‘The Ancestors are Calling’. In a South African family where there has been a traditional healer, or sango...

Radio Show: Who says I can't choose to die... or live?

In Hong Kong, Bun Chai has been struggling to regain control over his life. He was paralysed from the neck down in an accident twenty years ago. After spending more than a decade in a hospital bed, he made a public appeal for the...

Radio Show: Who Says I Can't Fish?

Over the last fifteen years, a third of Britain’s commercial fishermen have left the industry. This week's Global Perspective story takes a look at a fisherman's life in the UK.

Radio Show: Who says we can't be gay, Muslim, and successful?

Elkader, Iowa (population 1,500) is a town with an unusual namesake - American settlers named it after the Algerian jihadist and anti-colonialism fighter Abd al-Qader in 1846. This story charts the efforts of an o...

Radio Show: Who says I can't serve?

The New Zealand Navy might be small, but it’s known for punching above its weight. The Achilles, on loan from the Royal Navy at the time, was involved in one of the first naval encounters at the outset of Wo...

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