Category Archives: Gender based violence

When Worlds Collide #98: Kalpana Sharma: Journalism that Cares

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today broadsheet newspaper on 21 February 2014 Plain good journalism does not need any more labels. Having been associated with the world of public interest journalism for over two decades in … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #96: Before Malala came Meena…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today broadsheet newspaper on 17 January 2014 Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager turned activist, was a key newsmaker of 2013. Having survived an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen in October 2012, … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #70: Sailing the Stormy Seas of Social Media

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 9 June 2013 “Don’t we need permission to blog?” asked a bright and eager grassroots development worker during one of my new media training sessions … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide#6: Facing Uncertain Futures

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 11 March 2012 I was both delighted and depressed watching the 84th Academy (Oscar) Awards ceremony, held in Hollywood on 26 February 2012. I shared the … Continue reading

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