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WINGS #30-19 Dear Boys of India

A gender education program aims at inculcating respect


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Length: 0:28:47
Uploaded: 11 Nov, 2019

Recording Date: 11 Nov, 2019
Recording Location: Kolkata, India; Denman Island BC Canada
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
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Program Title: WINGS #30-19 Dear Boys of India
Description: Equality and respect for all humans regardless of gender or gender expression is a teachable subject, especially if it starts young. That is the premise of the Dear Boys project started by Swati Sengupta. She describes how it started, how it is taught, and its effects to WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan, who also adds additional sound and supporting interviews.

Host(s): Kalpana Pradhan
Featured Speakers/Guests: Swati Sengupta, creator of the Dear Boys project that was adopted by Kolkata Police, gender educator, and author of the book Half the Field is Mine; Babu Sona, 15 years old schoolboy and peer educator; Dr. Bula Bhadra, retired chair of the Sociology Department, University of Calcutta.

Credits: Produced by Kalpana Pradhan; WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden


Regional > South Asia
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Arts and Culture > Television
Arts and Culture > Film
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Producer: Kalpana Pradhan; speakers: Swati Sengupta, author and instructor; Babu Sona, 15 year old; Dr. Bula Bhadra, social science professor

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