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FREE/DEM Community Podcast: Zyada Bolne Wali Aurtein Ep11_Journey of a woman driver

March 9, 2022

Zyada Bolne Wali Aurtein (Women Who Talk Too Much) is a show about women and by women. It showcases their desires and dreams, questioning the limits imposed on them by society -  and explores what gender equality and freedom means. Episode Producer Deepika is a young woman pursuing commerce from Delhi University who lives in Tajpur Pahari. She aims to become a teacher. She is an opinionated woman who raises voice for any injustice she encounters on her way. 


Episode 11: Journey of a woman driver

"Riding a vehicle feels like i am flying without feathers."

Host Deepika talks with Omkari to learn about her 12 year journey in the field of driving. She drives 2 wheeler to 6 wheeler vehicles. Omkari's journey of becoming a driver with responding to society, managing her family and fighting the income gap, she now trains young women to drive.                                                                                                                                                                                       

Zyada Bolne Wali Aurtein is one of 7 shows produced as part of the Free/Dem Community Podcasts, the online avatar of the Free/dem WhatsApp Radio run by community members of Tajpur Pahari and other urban slums in and around Delhi. The shows are 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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