3rd Prize, Lorenzo Natalie Prize (2010): For the article “School Is a Right, but Will Indian Girls Be Able to Go?” published on, India. Selected from more than 1,100 entries, this award recognizes my contribution to development journalism among eight categories of both special awards and regional distinctions.

1st Place Media Reporting on Development Journalism (2010): Awarded by the Institute of Development Studies, UK, this accolade celebrates my journalistic endeavors in highlighting critical development issues, particularly focusing on education and gender equality.

Women’s Empowerment Journalism Awards (2014): Recognized for the best online story, this award underscores my dedication to reporting on women’s empowerment, bringing to light stories that drive social change and awareness.

3rd South Asia Laadli Media & Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity (2023): My book, “LIES OUR MOTHERS TOLD US,” won this significant award, which acknowledges the profound impact the book has had in addressing gender issues and promoting a more nuanced understanding of women’s lives in South Asia.

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