Local Diaries is a show where three fearless women journalists tell us stories about other women from the Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and beyond.
These are stories of daily struggles against patriarchy and entrenched inequalities that have only worsened during the COVID pandemic. These stories are local and universal at the same time.
Episode 1: Meera aur Riz ki Lockdown Diaries
In this episode, Meera, Rizwana and Priyanka tell us stories of women from Bundelkhand and Varanasi during the lockdown- stories of women working at home and outside. Women with aspirations to break barriers. Young girls whose studies are interrupted. what do they feel?
Are their fearless freedoms slipping away in the time of the pandemic?