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Katy Migiro is the East Africa correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and reports on the region, with stories ranging from child soldiers in South Sudan to refugees in Burundi and hunger in Ethiopia. She is passionate about women’s rights and understanding the legal, social and cultural challenges they face in winning equality, which is vital for development. She previously worked as a radio reporter for Voice of America, an analyst for the United Nations and a researcher for the British charity Christian Aid. She was selected for Transparency International’s 2014 corruption reporting award and won a grant from the International Center for Journalists in 2015. Migiro has a Masters in International Relations, a post-graduate diploma in Journalism.