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Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari has reported extensively on issues of human rights and justice from different corners of India, El Salvador and Indonesia. Her work has appeared in various international and Indian news publications like Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, The Hindu and others. She was named the 2012-2013 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow to recognise her journalism covering issues of human rights, and was a research scholar at MIT. During the fellowship she also exhibited her photojournalism on ‘The Hidden Cost of India’s Race to Development’. In 2015, Borpujari was one of the India-Germany Media Ambassadors and a guest journalist with the German political weekly Die Zeit. In early 2016, she was a Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY, USA, where she taught a course on media and human rights. View her work here: https://priyankaborpujari.contently.com/

#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
November 06, 2017
#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
India's feminists are divided in the wake of a global phenomenon aimed at serial sexual harassers.
#MeToo and #HimToo Come to India
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
October 30, 2017
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India's free press and highlights worrying trends.
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
India Prefers a Hazy Diwali to a Safe One
October 21, 2017
India Prefers a Hazy Diwali to a Safe One
Despite a Supreme Court ban on fireworks, old habits prevailed.
India Prefers a Hazy Diwali to a Safe One
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
October 13, 2017
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
Even in India's courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
October 05, 2017
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Can the Indian media take on those who'd see dissenters -- like Gauri Lankesh -- silenced?
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
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