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WINGS #50-19 Women and Waste in India

Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore


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Length: 0:28:47
Uploaded: 30 Mar, 2020

Recording Date: 23 Mar, 2020
Recording Location: Bangalore, India; Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #50-19 Women and Waste in India by Smita Ramanathan, Manju Venkat, and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #50-19 Women and Waste in India
Description: Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.

Host(s): Smita Ramanathan and Manju Venkat
Featured Speakers/Guests: Indu Ramesh, retired public radio and freelance broadcaster, longtime champion of waste segregation; Savita Hiremath, blogger and entrepreneur working in the area of waste management; Dr. Sowmya Raghavan, volunteer, waste management activist; housekeepers Shanti, Sathya, amd Rathnamma.

Credits: Producers/hosts Smita Ramanathan and Manju Venkat; editing, Manju and Varun Venkat; series editor, Frieda Werden.


Regional > South Asia
Science and Technology
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Politics > Political Parties
Environment > Agriculture
Society and Culture > Racism
Environment > Pollution
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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