Divya is an award-winning journalist with the BBC reporting for its television, radio and web platforms in English and Hindi, who also authored the book Postbox Kashmir: Two Lives in Letters. Divya has focused her journalism on exploring human rights issues with a specific concentration on gender, and has reported on Indian elections, education, religion, caste and gender over the last 19 years. Divya is a Knight Wallace Fellow from the University of Michigan, where she completed her research on ‘Reporting Sexual Violence in India’, published in Breaching the Citadel, a book of essays, by Zubaan Publications, and in the Economic and Political Weekly’s Review of Gender Studies. She is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.

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