(This entry was originally uploaded on May 2009.)
Supriya Menon has written an interesting report in BBC: Radio boost for marginalised women. Many people in
Its daily two-hour broadcasts are peppered with small titbits on farming, medicine, health and music.
“It’s a great way for us to document all the local knowledge that otherwise would have just remained within families,” she explains.
“Many people have benefited because of this and everyday I am learning something new as well.”
In fact the community radio concept has caught on so well that many women from the village have become regular contributors.
It is a good initiative from a local NGO. This initiative should be spread to other parts of