05 Feb '12, 2am

Radio: A tool for social change in India

Radio: A tool for social change in India

INDIA: Much of the talk today about the media being used for social change focuses on new, Internet-driven platforms like Twitter or Facebook. But in India, more conventional forms of media are not obsolete yet, and in some places they are even flourishing. In one part of the western Indian state of Gujarat, a women's radio station is changing lives. In a studio near the city of Ahmedabad, workers from the 'Self Employed Women's Association' (SEWA) record 'Rudi no radio' - a programme that helps raise its listeners' awareness of health issues such as birth control, childcare, nutrition, as well as environmental and agricultural issues like organic farming and the seasons. They also cover topics of interest such as adult education, communal harmony, and traditional art and craft. Veenaben, a community radio show host, said: "We go to villages and what those people are doing...

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