India’s public broadcaster aims to bust sex taboos with “Condom Baba Ka Dhaba”

Sangeeta Tanwar
India’s public broadcaster aims to bust sex taboos with “Condom Baba Ka Dhaba”

In India, where talking about sex is taboo, a popular show on the government-owned broadcaster Doordarshan is now trying to normalise discussions on birth control. The fictional edutainment show Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon (I can do anything) is the story of a doctor who gives up her practice in the city to work in rural areas. The show highlights the importance of reproductive health and challenges several taboos.