WINGS #09-21 Swayam, Kolkata
Rescuing Men from Patriarchy
Uploaded: 14 Jun, 2021
Recording Date: 14 Jun, 2021
Recording Location: Kolkata, India; Denman Island BC Canada
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #09-21 Swayam, Kolkata
Description: Swayam, founded in 1995, supports girls and women who've faced gender violence, but their new campaign is directed at men and boys. Men who participate in the project say recognizing women's humanity helps them recognize their own. SochBadley, baatbadlegi, the tagline in two new online videos, means Change the thinking, you will be the change.
Host(s): Kalpana Prodhan and Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Anuradha Kapoor, Director of the NGO Swayam; Rahool Goswami, young man from the Metiabruz area of Kolkata; Shamim Iqbal, married man older than 30; Amrita DasGupta, a women's rights activist for 18 years; Dr Pallavi Guha, who wrote the book "Hear #me too in India," is an Assistant Professor of journalism and new media at Towson University.
Credits: Produced for WINGS by Kalpana Prodhan in Kolkata, India; WINGS Series Producer/Editor, Frieda Werden. Audio from videos that were jointly produced by the Swayam NGO and the Ogilvy organization.
Regional > South AsiaType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture
Politics > Feminism
Created By BIPOC
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Report by Kalpana Prodhan from Kolkata, India about Swayam 2021 campaign for gender equality