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Feminist International Radio Endeavor (FIRE) (also known as Radio Internacional Feminista) is an international women's internet radio station based in Costa Rica. [1] Scholars have said that by providing a channel for female voices and giving alternative accounts of war and conflict, that it has performed important feminist media work supporting peace and social justice. [1] It was founded in 1991 by an international group of women including journalist María Suárez Toro. [2]


  1. ^ a b Thompson, Margaret E., María Suárez Toro and Katerina Anfossi Gómez. " Feminist Media Coverage of Women in War: 'You Are Our Eyes and Ears to the World.'" Gender and Development. Vol. 15, No. 3, (Nov., 2007), pp. 435-450.
  2. ^ Gies, Heather; Mychalejko, Cyril (19 April 2013). ""The Capacity not to Stop Dreaming": An Interview with María Suárez Toro". Upside Down World. Retrieved 27 August 2019.

External links

  • Documentary: Fire - Feminist International Radio Endeavour. (1995) Produced by Feminist International Radio Endeavor; Radio for Peace International.
  • Suárez, Toro M, Dalya F. Massachi, Debra Cedeño, and Nancy Meredith. Women's Voices on Fire: Feminist International Radio Endeavour. Austin, Tex: Anomaly Press, 2000. Print. ISBN  9780967291208