WINGS #29-20 Women of India's Panchayats
50% of local government seats are now for women
Uploaded: 2 Nov, 2020
Recording Date: 1 Nov, 2020
Recording Location: Karnataka state in India, Vancouver, and Denman Island BC
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #29-20 Women of India's Panchayats
Description: In August 2020, the world lost broadcaster and author Indu Ramesh to the Covid pandemic. Among her achievements were many outstanding programs for WINGS. From 2011, here's her coverage of village women in India embracing newly mandated roles in local government. Indu was then 74 years old. Working with her is her daughter, Aparna Devagiri.
Host(s): Indu Ramesh and Aparna Devagiri
Featured Speakers/Guests: Elected women representatives of Panchayats in several villages: Nagamma, Rukmini, Sarojamma, Gayatri, Saubhagya, and Renukamma; Padmini, director Sugrama, the federation of elected women representatives in Karnataka state; Sriparna, a spokeswoman for The Hunger Project, which runs trainings for elected women representatives in nine Indian states.
Credits: Produced by Indu Ramesh and Aparna Devagiri. Recorded and edited by M. Ramamurti. Series producer for WINGS, Frieda Werden. Special thanks to Smita Ramanathan.
Comments: More about Indu Ramesh, here: http://iawrtindia.blogspot.com/2020/10/indu-ramesh-tribute.html
Regional > South AsiaType: Weekly Program
Politics > Elections
Society and Culture > Women
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|Comments: Produced by the late Indu Ramesh with Aparna Devagiri and M. Ramamurthi, Series Producer Frieda Werden