RADIO PROGRAMMES

The first programme was broadcast on January 28, 2015. It features an interview with Mr Praveen Garg, Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India.

OneWorld Foundation India The introductory episode gives an overview of the project while featuring Mr Garg as an expert. He speaks about the aim of the info kiosks, how it can help people understand about law and justice. He also suggests on ways on how these kiosks could be made more useful.

The second programme was broadcast on February 4, 2015. It features an interview with Ms Geeta Luthra, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India focusing on Rights of Women.

Geeta Luthra She speaks about the importance of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. She further suggests that societal and educational change is important to make women empowered and respected. She adds that the country has sufficient laws but the problem lies in their implementation which delays the process of justice.

The third programme was broadcast on April 1, 2015. It features an interview with Ms Anju Talukdar, Executive Director Multiple Action Research Group (MARG).

Anju Talukdar The programme was based on Legal Awareness amongst people. Ms Talukdar talks about various trainings that people could be part of to know their rights.

The fourth programme was broadcast on June 17, 2015. It features an interview with Himanshu Rath, Founder, Agewell Foundation speaks about the various issues and problems of senior citizens.

Himanshu Rath Mr. Rath talks about the basic needs of senior citizens and urges that we should change our mentality and perception for them. Additionally, we need to understand the current situation of old age homes and our senior citizens should be our priority in any case.

The fifth programme was broadcast on July 22, 2015. It features an interview with Javed Abidi, Director, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People speaks about the the rights of differently-abled people.

Javed Abidi Mr. Abidi talks about the law and accessibility for disabled people that helps in their education and employment. He also speaks about lack of awareness and various problems facing by them in rural areas. He also appreciate “Nyayapath”, an initiative by UNDP, Department of Justice, Government of India and OneWorld.

The sixth radio programme talks about the Forest Rights Act 2006, how the act aims at delivering the best to forest dwellers. The radio programme also highlights the implementation and the impact at the ground level with the participation of community members

Sanjay Kumar This programme talks about the rights of forest dwellers. To understand the issue we have talked with Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Executive Director, Climate Parliament. He informed us about the Forest Rights Act 2006, how this act delivers the best to forest dwellers. He also urges that this act is performing well at the ground level with the participation of community people.