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14861 Audio Programmes | 34 Program Languages | 45 Program Themes | 154 CR Stations | 56 CR Initiatives | and growing...

Cultural Song - Religious feelings and Beliefs ( Tamil)   
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This programme is produced by PARD Vanoli, a community radio station in Tamil Nadu. It includes a song towards cooperation between multi religious feelings and beliefs.

Tumhi Socho ( Hindi)   
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This radio programme named "Tumhi Socho" focuses on stories about the harassment in different classes of society which are done specially by the higher class to the lower class.

Kathodu Kathoram (Phone-in Programme) ( Malayalam)   
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This phone-in programme is an interactive exercise. People from different walks of life speak over the radio. People share information and knowledge on issues that concern them, tell their stories, ask questions and share their problems. Shalini, a young girl who is an eloquent listener of Benziger, says that the radio has potential to become an intimate medium. The pain of loneliness and old age is being shared by Bhargaviamma. Shemy, who survived a suicide attempt, narrates her story explaining how she discovered a reason to live and a reason to hope. All these people find in this programme an opportunity for self expression. It is thrilling to watch how people build bridges across each other through the radio and facilitate the process of community building.

Resettlement for Secured Future ( Sinhala)   
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ඉන්න හිටින්නට ගෙයක් දොරක් නැතිව අසරණ වූ අවතැන් වූ අපේම ජනතාව ‍වෙනුවෙන්

It is our responsibility to re-settle the thousands of families displaced by war and destruction. Let us make sure to give them permanent and safe housing so that they too are entitled to a secure tomorrow.     

Getting to know PLWHA, MSM, FSW and IDUs on 60 years of India independence ( Hindi)   
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Even after 60 years of Indian Independence there are many people who feel that they are not free. Yes today’s radio programme talks about people living with HIV/AIDS, MSM, FSW and IDUs.

Paritosh who works with such people says that it’s a challenge in every step they take. He laments that help centres are not enough and the government needs to be more proactive. He narrates the difficulties in imparting valuable information to women as some remain indoors and do not interact.  He also talks about how he and his organisation have been helping and supporting them.

Girl child ( Hindi)   
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India is a country where social disadvantage outweighs natural biological advantage of being a girl. A whole range of discriminatory practices including female foeticide, female infanticide, female genital mutilation, son idolization, early marriage and dowry have buried the future of the nation. This episode highlights the plight of the girl child in India and urges the Government to Educate girls as its high priority. Ms. Jaya Singh (CRY) and Mr. Lov Verma (NCPCR) gave their view on the same. 

Education of underprivileged communities ( Hindi)   
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There is a need to sensitize political leaders and the government about the importance of educating deprived communities, say Baladevan R, of CCS and Vineeta Shanker of Sasakawa Indian Leprosy Foundation in the programme ‘Education of underprivileged Communities’.

शिक्षा को प्रगति का आधार माना जाता है। लेकिन हमारे समाज में पिछडे वर्गों, मानसिक या शारीरिक रूप से विकलांग, तथा अल्पसंख्यक समुदायों के कई बच्चे आज भी शिक्षा से महरूम है।

शिक्षा को अगर जन-जन तक पहुंचाना है, तो हम सभी को साथ मिलकर काम करने की जरुरत है। ताकि ये बच्चे भी अपने अन्दर छिपी हुई क्षमताओं को विकसित कर सकें।

कार्यक्रम में सेंटर फॉर सिविल सोसाइटी के बालादेवन आर और सासाकावा इंडियन लेप्रोसी फाउंडेशन की निदेशिका डॉक्टर विनीता शंकर जी के साक्षात्कार भी प्रस्तुत है। उनके अनुसार देश में इन समुदायों के बच्चों के लिए शिक्षा के पर्याप्त साधन नहीं है। इसके लिए हर नागरिक का ये दायित्व है कि वे स्थानीय प्रतिनिधियों तथा सरकार के सामने इन समस्याओं को रखें। उन्होंने ये भी कहा कि देश में स्थिर विकास के लिए सभी को साथ लेकर चलना बेहद जरुरी है।

Development issues and Dalits ( Hindi)   
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This Programme addresses the urgent issues for the development of dalits in India. In this programme, the dalits question is looked at from the perspective of human resource development on the one hand, and the poverty alleviation on the other.

It highlights the role of the government and civil society organization in providing facilities and opportunities for dalits. It also points out that there is much that dalits can do for themselves in this context, for example raising awareness and they should believe in their own strength and ability; ensure sharing of information amongst themselves and work collectively to ensure proper implementation by government and others.

Reservation for jobs in private sector ( Hindi)   
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This episode of EDEA by NACDOR spotlights the ongoing debate in India on Reservation in the private sector. An informative programme, it talks about the need for reservation and its expected benefits.

Inclusion and Equity --> Minorities

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Access to services in an equitable manner is a matter of concern for the people with less population. Minorities are struggling to achieve the social, economic and cultural inclusion. Explore this section for radio programmes related to democratic rights; right to life, speech; financial inclusion and empowerment of people who are less in number.