thEMPOWER

thEMPOWER

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“the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights”


A SOUTH ASIAN GUIDE TO ALLY SHIP.
Jul 12 • 40 min
Welcome back! Over the last few weeks Black Lives Matter…
BOYS LOCKER ROOM.
May 31 • 27 min
We use this episode of thEMPOWER, to discuss the “boys locker room” incident which took place in India. We discuss the details of the case and the reflection of society and our culture that these developments display. We also chat about ways in which we…
HUMANITY WASHED ASHORE.
May 9 • 35 min
Drawing inspiration from the Syrian refugee boy who washed ashore…
COVID-19; A SOUTH ASIAN PERSPECTIVE.
Apr 17 • 37 min
Welcome back! In the latest episode of thEMPOWER, we dissect…
CORONAVIRUS.
Apr 2 • 43 min
Are we even a podcasting platform if we don’t talk…
MEET AUNT FLO.
Mar 18 • 50 min
This episode has been posted earlier than promised because that’s…
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY SPECIAL.
Mar 5 • 17 min
Happy International Women’s Day to all our lovely listeners! In…
RAPE CULTURE.
Feb 21 • 17 min
CONTENT WARNING: This episode of thEMPOWER discusses topics like rape…
FEMINISM 101.
Feb 10 • 30 min
In this podcast, we take you on a journey depicting…
CENSORED.
Nov 23, 2019 • 28 min
Hello and welcome back to alas, our last podcast for…
BROWN SKIN GIRL.
Nov 7, 2019 • 20 min
Today, we talk about culture and most importantly the differences…
SKRRT SKRRT.
Oct 17, 2019 • 17 min
No, not an analysis of a 21 savage song, or a compliation of us doing adlibs because we’re bored. We’re talking fast fashion in episode 6 of thEMPOWER and the nefarious implications our consumer needs create. Transcript
MIND FLOURISH.
Oct 5, 2019 • 28 min
This week, we’re exploring the South Asian psyche that creates a stigma around mental health. Here are some South Asian owned and run resources: Chetna is a mental health awareness organization with a strong focus on mental health in Brown culture. They…
UP IN ARMS.
Sep 20, 2019 • 14 min
This week, we’re getting serious. People’s lives matter. And we’re up in arms about the passivity of this issue. Here is this week’s transcript
GLOBAL WARNING.
Sep 6, 2019 • 19 min
Welcome back to yet another episode of thEMPOWER, where in this podcast, we will talk about the multi-faceted and ever important topic of climate change.
THE DARK SIDE OF VOLUNTOURISM.
Aug 23, 2019 • 16 min
Welcome back to another episode of thEMPOWER. In this podcast we discuss the unfavourable reality of volunteering abroad and the implications of doing so. Here is the transcript.
HOPE.
Aug 8, 2019 • 14 min
Welcome to our very first podcast. In this podcast we will be introducing ourselves, thEMPOWER and talking about hope and why it’s so important not to lose hope in the face of everything that’s happening right now in the world and your own world. Here are…