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Summary

Journalist and researcher with over four years of experience covering human rights issues in Asia.

Education

EXPERIENCE

20182020
Chayn CIC, UK

Project Lead

  • Led Chayn's project YANAa global collaborative web platform for survivors of sexual assault. The project is funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, UK.
  • Hosted podcasts to create awareness on the impact of trauma on mental health and survivors' rights in Asia.
  • Managed social media presence across platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) for Chayn UK, Chayn India and Chayn Pakistan.

Podcasts: What we learned from trying mental health apps

Mental health guide: Getting Better and Moving On

20192020
Sayfty, India

Project Lead

  • Led the Sayfty Survivors' Toolkit project—a resource for survivors of sexual assault to access information on procedures and barriers in navigating the mental health, medical, and legal systems. 
20182018
Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, India

Researcher for Preexposure Prophylaxis Clinical Trial

  • Conducted research and developed relevant documentation on a clinical trial that introduced PrEP as an HIV prevention intervention to female and transgender sex workers. The project received support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National AIDS Control Organisation and funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
20172018
ECPAT Foundation, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Content Development

  • Conceptualized and produced content for ECPAT's awareness program on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT). The project led to an increase in awareness of the national helpline number to report crimes against children.
20152016
Medill News Service

Correspondent and Staff Writer

  • Anchored segments on social justice issues in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
  • Reported on the Syrian conflict and human rights violations in the Middle East and North Africa region.