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FREE/DEM Community Podcast: Corona Special_Stories from the Ground_17_Covid, Lockdown aur Becheni (restlessness)

June 21, 2021

Corona Special_Stories from the ground: As the second COVID 19 wave sweeps the country, migrants and those living on the margins of the city will be impacted the most both in terms of health as well as economic outcomes. FreeDem community reporters bring you a series of stories from the ground in these difficult times as well as  information about the various Government relief programmes that have been announced.


Episode 17: Covid, Lockdown aur Becheni

"The second wave and lockdown has brought in new challenges and was devastating for many as it hit close to home"

Freedem Community Reporter Hemlata shares her experience on living in the margins of the city in a one room place which has brought in new doubts and apprehension about academics, personal as well the social life in and around her community.


Free/Dem Community Podcasts, is the online avatar of the Freedem WhatsApp Radio run by community members of Tajpur Pahadi and other urban slums in and around Delhi. There are 6 shows built around ideas of gender equity, love, freedom of expression, human rights and justice. Through the podcasts community members discuss as well as share their lived realities. They are produced under Ideosync's FREE/DEM initiative, which provides marginalized communities - especially women and migrants - a platform to amplify their narratives and stories using audio and video.

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