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    I’m making a documentary


    by Sunny on 16th December, 2008 at 12:58 am    

    As Matt Seaton points out, I’m making one of the four initial audio podcast documentaries for Comment is Free/Guardian. It will be about the high instance of suicide rates among British Asian women.

    It will be released on January 5th.



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    1. sonia — on 16th December, 2008 at 1:44 am  

      interesting! are you interviewing some british asian women who are suicidal then?

    2. Sunny — on 16th December, 2008 at 3:25 am  

      yup!

    3. Sofia — on 16th December, 2008 at 8:44 am  

      yeh…southall station should be renamed…suicide central…
      You should interview GPs in the area..it’s interesting to say the least…the mother in law comes up a lot.

      I come across a lot of asian womens groups in my work and without fail every time, i’ve had them ask me about how to cope with stress…the inlaws and shitty husbands

    4. fugstar — on 16th December, 2008 at 9:31 am  

      good.

      find a way of wafting it towards the potential tyrants of these action scenarios.

    5. persephone — on 16th December, 2008 at 9:59 am  

      am glad this is being covered.

      Ref point raised by Sofia @3 Will you also be covering the level of depressions, stress related conditions etc too as these are inter-related & of a higher level as not all women take the recourse of suicide but are in a living death? Am saying this as it would show the real magnitude of the issue.

    6. fugstar — on 16th December, 2008 at 10:36 am  

      why dont locals at southall look out for them? why doesnt the train company go all jubilee line on train track access?

    7. persephone — on 16th December, 2008 at 11:04 am  

      Fugstar “why dont locals at southall look out for them?”

      Do you mean prevent them when they jump or generally within community life?

    8. Nyrone — on 16th December, 2008 at 2:49 pm  

      Great topic, I look forward to this.

    9. Amrit — on 16th December, 2008 at 3:26 pm  

      Nice one Sunny, for flagging this up. And good luck with it - I have no doubt that it’s going to prove somewhat harrowing as you go further in.

      I’ll be looking out for this come early January.

    10. sarah — on 16th December, 2008 at 8:35 pm  

      I’m looking out for it, sounds good.



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