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17 Sep 2008 - 07 May 2011
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Our work in India
The BBC World Service Trust is focusing on health and emergency preparedness in India. We are currently working with a wide range of partners to promote condom use among 48 million men. We are also working to improve and increase media coverage of how the risk of natural disasters can be reduced. More about our work in India
We recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of the BBC WST in India. Over the past ten years we have reached hundreds of millions with drama and factual content that is engaging and life changing.   Read more
Helping people know their rights
Find out how radio programme Majboor Kisko Bola! helped to save a 16-year-old boy from bonded labour.   Read more
Malika Malhotra, a BBC World Service Trust researcher, reports on the impact of our Majboor Kisko Bola! (MKB!) radio programme on bonded labour in India.  Read more
The BBC World Service Trust launches Life Gulmohar Style, an ambitious new radio drama in India, focusing on women’s rights and gender issues.  Read more
Approximately 2.3 million people are living with HIV in India. We produced an award-winning public service advertising campaign to make condoms more acceptable across India.  Read more
The BBC World Service Trust’s condom campaign reached 150 million men across India and brought about improved attitudes towards condoms across a range of criteria. Find out more about the campaign's full impact.  Read more
Training journalists in Chennai
BBC training services are to continue at the Asian College of Journalism, India.  Read more
In partnership with three local colleges, the ‘Reporting society' project worked to raise the level of journalism training in India in relation to social affairs and HIV and AIDS reporting in particular.  Read more
Mobiles are focus of HIV campaign
The BBC World Service Trust is running an innovative ringtone project to promote the use of condoms in India as part of an HIV campaign reaching over 100 million people   Read more
We are working in partnership with the Educational Multimedia Research Centre and Media Education Research Centre, University of Kashmir and the media industry to promote effective social affairs reporting.  Read more
Strengthening disaster prevention and resilience
A pilot project aimed at strengthening disaster prevention and resilience in the Indian states of West Bengal and Orissa is developing media, government and NGO capacity to increase and improve media coverage of the issues.  Read more
Working in partnership with a range of Indian non-governmental organisations, All India Radio and the BBC Hindi Service, we worked with 12 women from rural areas to produce a community radio programme about sexual health and women's empowerment.   Read more
Mass media campaign changes attitudes to HIV in India
Working in partnership with the Government of India's National AIDS Control Programme and public broadcaster, Doordarshan, we produced a mass media campaign that promoted knowledge and changed the attitudes of millions of people in India to HIV and AIDS.  Read more
India: focus on the environment
We worked in partnership with The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), Television Trust for the Environment (TVE) and the Stockholm Environment Institute to mobilise public opinion around the environment by improving the media's coverage of environmental issues and helping environmental activists communicate their messages more effectively.  Read more
BBC World Service Trust videos on YouTube
Ekta Chowdhry safer sex ad - video
Blood donation - video
Condom condom - video
Condoms win in India - video
Contest launches HIV and AIDS campaign - audio
Condom competition - video
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