Guest Info

Anisa Singh is a highly celebrated musician, recording artist and songwriter across the Caribbean; she is best known for her live Chutney music performances that she was engaged with for about 22 years.

About the Show

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Kulvinder Ghir continue their conversation with famed chutney musician Anisa Singh, who opens up about a previous relationship that nearly cost her life and the feelings of suicide that plunged her deeper into pursuing her identity. 

Domestic violence encompasses various forms of physical, emotional, and psychological abuse. By understanding the prevalence of this issue in the Caribbean, listeners gain insight into the challenges faced by her.

This conversation is a raw account of a terrifying experience that has become all too common across the globe. Through her narratives, she tries to shed light on the gravity of this issue and its impact on individuals. Further in the discusssion, the trio looks at the suicide rates in Guyana by understanding the mechanisms of abusive control in relationships. She creates awareness by highlighting her personal stories and exploring the impact of domestic violence on mental health. She empowers survivors, encourages help-seeking and inspires listeners to take action towards societal change.

This personal account of our guest should be a rising call to action to make significant changes and evolve for the sake of our Indianness.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.

Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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