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Addressing the psycho-social impact of Covid-19 through on-air counseling

As India completes nearly one month of an enforced lockdown, it has become evident that the stresses of losing livelihoods, and incomes, forced isolation and cramped family quarters, is leading to monumental psycho-social symptoms among people, especially the poor, which is also reflected in the huge spike in domestic violence and child abuse complaints in one month alone. To provide a support system to our listeners at this time of stress, Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, in partnership with Rajbala Foundation, takes its on-going Udaan series, and turns its lens on counseling during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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April 18, 2020 | 162 words | #campaigns, #programs, #Covid-19

Media coverage of our Covid-19 Campaign

The Wire covers the GKA Covid-19 Campaign. New Delhi: For nearly a month now, a government vehicle has been ferrying a young reporter from a community radio station to and fro her recording studio in Sector 31, Gurugram. Preeti Jhakra has been playing the all-important role of linking a large number of people, especially migrant labourers working in a 10-km radius around the studio, to schemes and plans of the city administration designed to combat COVID-19 spread.
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April 18, 2020 | 1071 words | #campaigns, #references, #covid-19, #media coverage

Saara Aasmaan Hamara

Migration is an important focus area for Gurgaon Ki Awaaz as one of our key target audiences is the community of internal migrants living and working in Gurgaon. Saara Aasmaan Hamara has been part of our program repertoire since inception. The series has featured first person narratives by people from our community telling their journey from their village to Gurgaon and their experiences along the way. In 2016, in partnership with UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Division, Gurgaon Ki Awaaz started producing Saara Aasmaan Hamara as a series focusing on specific aspects of migration.
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March 25, 2020 | 280 words | #campaigns, #mental health

Sexual and Reproductive Health

In 2013, under a partnership with Commonwealth Of Learning, Gurgaon Ki Awaaz launched a health series built as a Community Learning Program. The result, Chahat Chowk (Crossroads of Desire), is a weekly program focused on the sexual and reproductive health of couples. Produced along with stakeholders such as Civil Hospital, Gurgaon, St. Stephens Hospital, Gurgaon, community men and women, and partner NGOs, the program features a doctor in the studio to answer questions from listeners in a Live program format.
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March 25, 2020 | 145 words | #campaigns, #gender, #sexual health

The Mental Health Campaign

We use radio to address the silence and stigma surrounding mental health issues. Given the stigma to speak about mental health, and to reach out to professionals for help, the privacy and anonymity of radio allows our listeners to call in and talk to psychologists in our studio during live phone-in programs every week. Udaan, is a weekly Live Phone-In show in partnership with counselor Satish Kaushik and a host of psychologists.
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March 25, 2020 | 110 words | #campaigns, #updates, #mental health, #featured

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