During a panel at the 2022 African Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, prominent women editors and reporters from the continent emphasized the need for diversity in both newsroom staff and coverage of issues.
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‘Picking Up Pens was a Revolutionary Act’: Telling the Stories of Marginalized, Rural Women in India
Meera Jatav, the co-founder of the award-winning, grassroots feminist media organization Khabar Lahariya, has won admiration for her courageous investigations into gender-based violence and caste in India. Here is the keynote speech she delivered at the Centre for Investigative Journalism’s summer conference in London.