Deepa Parent is an independent journalist based in Paris. She covers international conflict and the consequences of war on human rights. She reports on refugee crises, women’s rights and the role of geopolitics in conflict zones. Deepa has a master’s degree in media and international conflict from University College Dublin, where she studied how to cover conflict with a focus on US foreign policy and public diplomacy.
Published in: 50.50: NewsIndian women cautious about Supreme Court’s ‘historic’ abortion ruling
Abortion rights have been extended to unmarried women, but how will this affect women’s lives in reality?
Published in: Home: InvestigationAfghan refugees on the racism they’ve faced in their first year in Europe
Many feel unsupported by EU governments and can’t help but compare their treatment to that of Ukrainian refugees
Published in: 50.50: FeatureThe volunteers risking their lives to secretly educate Afghanistan’s girls
Nine months on from the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul, teenage girls remain deprived of their right to education
Published in: 50.50: FeatureAfghan women activists protest against Taliban’s new burqa decree
Women's rights activists march in Kabul against new face-covering order, despite threats and risk of imprisonment...
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: Feature‘I had no hope left’: Ex-NATO contractor forced to walk across Afghan border
When the Taliban began door-to-door searches for NATO contractors, Moheeb was left with no choice but to attempt to...
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: FeatureKunduz to Kandahar: two explosions, one wounded community
In Afghanistan, attacks on Shia worshippers escalate, bringing further trauma to a fractured society