A series of podcasts that challenge expected norms, from those who battled addiction, social stigma through to redefining health and wellbeing. Meet the remarkable people who have said yes to life and more!
Child Bride: Naila Amin At just 15, Naila Amin was a just a schoolgirl. Yet she had already been engaged for eight years to a man 13 years her senior. What is more, she had taken part in two Islamic religious marriage ceremonies, both against her will. Engaged at 8. Married at 15 In […]
Child marriage murders innocence. To be married as a child effectively brings childhood to an end. And it robs a girl of the education to which she should be entitled, it forces her to deal with the trials of adulthood before she is ready and breaks most of her human rights. In short, the scourge […]
Loneliness is an worldwide public health matter. This means many people across the globe have felt a lack of social connectedness for years. South Asian mental health is a concern for many health and social care services in countries across the world. Key factors here are stigma preventing help-seeking behaviours in brown people, isolated elderly […]
Divya Nazran takes a second look at social constructs within the South Asian community, and provides a challenging view on beliefs v reality
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In this episode, I sit down to explore the smallest sovereign nation of South America, Suriname, which is home to a large commu…