Meet Our Newest Fellows Reporting on LGBTI and Gender Rights

Fellows 2016

October 20, 2016

The International Reporting Project is awarding fellowships on a rolling basis to report on gender and LGBTI issues around the world.

 

IRP is currently accepting proposals related to gender and LGBTI rights, apply here. We congratulate the following journalists who were awarded fellowships in 2016 and early 2017:

Robbie Corey-Boulet is a freelance journalist based in Africa and he will be reporting from Liberia and Benin. 

Laura Dean is a freelance journalist covering the Middle East and Europe who will report from Senegal and Niger.

Kristi Eaton is a freelance journalist who will be reporting from India. 

Jon Emont is a freelance journalist who is based in Indonesia and will be reporting from Japan and Taiwan.

Devon Haynie is international news editor for U.S. News and World Report and will be reporting from Sri Lanka.

Edith Honan is a freelance journalist based in Africa who will report from Tanzania, Kenya and  Mauritius.

Sara Hylton is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn and New Delhi who will report from Canada.

Saba Imtiaz is a freelance journalist based in the Middle East who will be reporting from Pakistan.

Nimisha Jaiswal is a freelance journalist who is based in India and will be reporting from Nepal.

Krista Mahr is a freelance journalist based in South Africa who will report from Italy and Nigeria.

Siobhán O’Grady is a freelance journalist who works across sub-Saharan Africa and will be reporting from Nigeria.

Clare Richardson is a journalist affiliated with Deutsche Welle will be reporting from Brazil.

Abby Seiff is a freelance journalist based in Southeast Asia who will be reporting from Nepal.

 

 

The fellows selected for this program will reporting on a wide array of topics including:

• gender- and orientation-based discrimination and violence;
• migration;
• human trafficking;
• early marriage;
• the role of culture and religion;
• reproductive, sexual and maternal health;
• vulnerability to and leadership on climate change;
• education;
• the effects of conflict upon marginalized communities;
• and other topics

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