Nirantar Radio

Where we see sound explorations, podcasts, stories, radio essays, which help build a grassroots to policy level conversation around gender and patriarchy.

Tridevi

Meena, Annie and Nayantara – ‘the three girls from St. Agnes’ – feel that they rule the world. They are dancers, they light cities on fire travelling from festival to festival, they revel in each other, and oh that glory – friendships. Then, college ends…

Bolti Kahaniyan: Tum Kiski Ho Binni

In this episode of Bolti Kahaaniyan, Swati Kashyap will narrate a transcreation of Maitri Pushpa’s story ‘Tum Kiski Ho Binni’. When Binni’s mother becomes pregnant after having given birth to two girls, everyone believed that it would be a boy but instead, it was Binni. This is what happened next.

Ekal in the City: Ep 2 Ekal Parivaar

In the second episode of the series, Madhuri talks to two single women from Uttar Pradesh – Seema, a 27 years old journalist and Shabo, a 28 years old mobiliser and informal worker who tell us how they found a family of ekal in the city.

Ekal in the City: Ep 1 Khuda Hafiz

What does it mean to be a single woman, when it’s not in a metropolis? What are the experiences of being single, without the romanticisation of the urban? What is the nature of singlehood that may not yet be defined, but may be as rich as life itself?

Mann ke Mukhaute, Ep.03: Maine Saaf Kiya Tumhara…

In our third episode of our podcast series Mann Ke Mukhaute, we address Care Work. Care Work is finally being recognised as emotional and physical labour, and its deep connection with gender are being investigated academically and socially. But what do caregivers themselves think of their work?

Bolti Kahaniyan: Aate Sane Haath

In the third episode of the series Bolti Kahaniyan, we bring to you the story—Aate Sane Haath. Through this series, Anita brings to us stories from the field. These stories have previously been published in Nirantar’s magazine “Pitara”.

Gulabi Talkies

Gulabi Talkies, Vaidehi’s story in Kannada, tells the story of a single-screen theatre in a small town shaking up women’s lives like a storm in a tea-cup. Through the character of Lillibai, a midwife turned gatekeeper of the Talkies, the theatre births for women a new understanding and identity, just like a midwife does.

Mann ke Mukhaute, Ep.02: Rahogi Tum Wahi.

As part of our series ‘Mann ke Mukhaute’ exploring mental landscapes from an experiential standpoint, the second episode features Sudha Arora’s story Rahogi Tum Wahi, an account of a woman at the other end of emotional violence.

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