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About Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari is an independent journalist reporting from and photographing the northeast region of India. She was the 2012-2013 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow for her reporting on human rights and justice. More of her work is available at:

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Kashmir abuses: women searching for justice challenge state use of forensics

Thousands of young men have 'disappeared' in Kashmir and there have been numerous allegations of sexual assaults. But the fight for answers and justice continues.

What does justice mean for migrant women workers?

Those who want to help migrant women access justice must listen to them, and their concerns and priorities.

India's wandering women with cameras

The feminist documentary film festival in Mumbai, ‘Wandering Women’, opens up questions of how gender identity in Indian contexts can be explored through film.

When scarred female bodies demarcate the Indian subcontinent's polity

The Lightning Testimonies, an acclaimed feminist exhibition, comes to Assam, and its powerful images speak to the region's own legacies and women's often-sidelined stories.

Dislike the new government? Attack the female minister

Misogyny permeates the political and cultural landscape in India, from the violence on the streets, to the ‘rape jokes’ in journalism offices, to the way in which female politicians are subject to sexist commentary on the guise of criticising the government.  As if having Modi as a PM isn't bad enough.

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