On tonight’s APEX Express, tune in for a spotlight on South Asia – learn more about the newly launched Bangladeshi initiative at the Center for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley in a discussion with Sanchita Saxena, the Director of the Center. Then, listen to an important discussion with Vidya Sri and Darakshan Raja, authors of a critical report titled Voices From the Frontline: Addressing Forced Marriage in the US, on the disturbing phenomenon of forced marriages in different communities in the US, including South Asian communities. Vidya Sri is a survivor of forced marriage and founded an organization to address and end forced marriages; Darakshan Raja is a researcher focused on criminal justice interventions. Plus music from Beats for Bangladesh, and community calendar.
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