by Empowerhouse / Birgitte Jallov

16 women working with community radio to strengthen the voices and lives of women in their area

Saritha Thomas, Peoples’ Power Collective, India

Saritha is the founder and driving force of Peoples’ Power Collective (PPC), turning Saritha’s lifelong love for radio into an organisation supporting people in far-away places from strong grassroots community radio stations.

Saritha believes in the life-changing capacity of community radio, giving a voice to people with no consideration of class, caste and creed – simply by being inclusive, and building stronger, forward-thinking communities.

Today the PPC counts five partner community radio stations, including the newest: Sona FM in Salem in the South Eastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Read more here: https://empowerhouse.dk/saritha-thomas/

EMPOWERHOUSE lanuches its contribution to the 16-day campaign by sharing 16 women’s community radio stories: unfolding how each broadcaster has been seeing positive change for women and girls – working intensely to eliminate violence against women and girls.