Bhumika Saraswati

@bhumikasaraswati @bhumikasara

Bhumika Saraswati is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker-photographer based in India, known for her impactful contributions shedding light on pressing social issues around gender, caste and environment. Her work has been featured in renowned national and international publications such as The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Hindu newspaper, Caravan Magazine, DW, The Wire and SCMP Films. One of her notable achievements includes receiving the RedInk Awards for Excellence in Indian Journalism in December 2023. This award recognized her poignant documentary film that delved into the lives of sex workers as single parents and explored their profound relationships with their children. Furthermore, Bhumika is a recipient of the UN-Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitive Work and Reporting, as well as the Human Rights Press Award’23 by Human Rights Watch and Arizona State University, USA.

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