Hear Me Too

Hear Me Too Podcast

Hear Me Too

Not safe anywhere
In the last episode, we try to find a better understanding of conflict and what it does to women....

7: Not safe anywhere
In the final episode of Hear Me Too, we take a look at what happens to women who are trapped in conflict. Conflict itself is more than just people with weapons fighting each other, and women are the worst affected by all forms of conflict. This is not to say men do not suffer, but the vulnerability of women underscores their experience. We hear from Nishtha Satyam, the deputy representative of UN Women, Meera Khanna, writer and activist, and Aruna Chandrasekhar, independent researcher and journalist, and tr...

Not safe online
What kinds of violence do women face online, and is it even seen as violence? What effect does it have on women and their participation?...


Not safe online
The internet is supposed to be the ultimate leveller. Once you have access to the internet you have a space to speak, to think, to learn. Today, however, the infinite possibilities of the internet seem a distant dream as we are swarmed by trolls and hate speech and fake news. How do women do in this world? What kinds of violence do they face? What can they do about it? What does it cost? We speak to journalist Swati Chaturvedi, lawyer Satyajit Sarna, and activists Japleen Pasricha and Debarati Halder to fin...

Not safe in public
In this episode, Ameya explores how public spaces are unsafe for women with activists Anju Pandey and Shilpa Phadke, World Bank economist Girija Borker, and human rights lawyer Urmila Pullat....

5: Not safe in public
Speak to any woman in India and she will have a story about public spaces. Public spaces are just not safe for women in India, even conceptually. How do we engage with them? What do they stop us from doing? What does the law do to help us? What can we do to make them safer without putting more rules on women? In this episode, Ameya explores all of this with activists Anju Pandey and Shilpa Phadke, World Bank economist Girija Borker, and human rights lawyer Urmila Pullat.  You can follow us and leave us feed...


Not safe at work
We look at what kinds of violence women face in different kinds of workplaces in India, and understand the law around sexual harassment in the workplace...

4: Not safe at work
We tend to think of workplaces as offices, places with desks and computers, but in fact, workplaces can be anywhere. They can be farms and factories, they can be our own homes, they can be places of worship, buses, trains and schools. To understand more about sexual harassment in workplaces in India and what to do about it, we speak to lawyer Mihira Sood, who explains the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act and it's implementation, Amarpreet Kaur who tells us about a national survey on the subject, and Anit...

Not safe at home
This episode explored the violence women face at home, who it comes from and the forms it takes...


3: Not safe at home
Home is where we are meant to be safest. Home is where women hide and are hidden when there is fear of violence in the world outside. But home is also where women face the worst violence the world over. In this episode, we speak to lawyer Amba Salelkar to understand the law in India around violence against women, and specifically domestic violence. Then we talk to women from Jagori, an NGO that works with survivors of violence across the country, and hear from some survivors of violence at home. You can fol...

2: How bad is the problem of violence against women?
Every year, UN Women runs a campaign called 16 days of activism. Its goal: to end all forms of violence against women in all spaces. It involves the coming together of actors from all parts of society and all over the world, because that's how big the problem is. To fully understand the extent to which women face violence and all the things it stops them from being able to do, and all the effects that has on society as a whole, Ameya speaks to activists, a data journalist and an economist. You can follow us...


Welcome to Hear Me Too
Express Audio, in collaboration with UN Women, brings you Hear Me Too, a podcast that explores the extent of violence against women in India....

1: Welcome to Hear Me Too
Express Audio, in collaboration with UN Women, brings you Hear Me Too, a podcast that explores the extent of violence against women in India, urban and rural, and the second and third level effects it has on our society and economy. Ameya Nagarajan speaks to activists, survivors, researchers and people from all walks of life to find out more about the multiple ways and spaces in which women are controlled and constrained by violence, physical, emotional and financial, and what we are doing and can do to com...