Lara Whyte is a reporter and award-winning documentary and news producer focusing on issues of youth, extremism and women’s rights. Originally from Belfast in northern Ireland, Lara is based in London. She is 50.50's special projects editor working with our feminist investigative journalism fellows and tracking the backlash against sexual and reproductive rights. Find her on Twitter: @larawhyte.
The Backlash podcast episode 5: targeted hate
Social media propaganda. Data-mining. Foreign interference in Ireland's abortion referendum. The backlash against...
Nadia Murad may have won the Nobel peace prize, but the world failed her Yazidi people
The international community could and should have done more to rescue those captured by ISIS. The media also failed...
US and Russian religious Right unite against ‘invasion of radical liberalism’
Anti-abortion and anti-LGBTIQ rights activists, politicians and religious leaders met in Moldova this month for the...
The Backlash podcast episode 4: The men’s rights movement
50.50 attended an international gathering of men’s rights activists in London and spoke to some of the men, and...
‘Young men should be furious’: Inside the world’s largest gathering of men’s rights activists
50.50 spent a (fairly) fact-free weekend among anti-feminists at London’s International Conference on Men’s Issues
The Backlash podcast episode 3: Why we need feminist investigative journalism
At the 2018 International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy, 50.50 organised a panel on feminist investigative...