Based on research conducted by the Gendering the Smart City team

This short animation presents the gendered impacts of COVID19 in India, through the eyes of Mala and Lakshmi – two friends in Bengaluru who have been separated due to a nation-wide lockdown. Their conversations through voice notes give us a glimpse into the new challenges that people, especially from the more marginalised communities, have had to face while adjusting to the ‘new normal’.

Republished in Geography Directions blog