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Sangeeta Pillai: Breaking taboos through podcasting

Ep. 21

Podcasts can be a fantastic way to deal with delicate topics, and for Sangeeta Pillai, speaker, activist and founder of South Asian feminist network Soul Sutras, it’s a format that has been vital for breaking cultural taboos. Her award-winning Masala Podcast tackles cultural taboos against women in the South Asian community, and Pillai has used her platform to amplify real-life stories around taboo subjects such as periods, sex, menopause, and more. 

Pillai spoke to presenter Rhianna Dhillon and reporter Reem Makari in the latest episode of the PodPod podcast about how podcasting can be used to create a safe space for sensitive discussions, the most successful ways to approach potential guests, how to build a community beyond the podcast, and more. 

Hosted by Rhianna Dhillon, and produced by Emma Corsham for Haymarket Business Media.

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