Safina Nabi


Safina Nabi is an Independent multimedia journalist. She covers South Asia and Indian administered Kashmir and covers conflict, human rights, gender, health, culture, social justice and the environment. Her stories have appeared in a range of Indian and international publications like Guardian, Aljazeera, Slate, Vice, OpenDemocracy, Christian Science Monitor, Article14 among others. Safina has received grants and fellowships from Pulitzer Center, Reporters Without Borders, Dart Center, Tactical tech and participated in a professional fellows program in 2018 in the United States. Safina holds a master’s degree in communication and Journalism from University of Kashmir. She completed a year-long investigation in 2022 that was funded by Pulitzer Center about the property rights of “Half widows” from different parts of Kashmir which raised important questions about the rights of women and the role of government, society, and legal structures when it comes to women and their rights to property in disturbed regions. This story won her the 2022 Fetisov Journalism Award in the category of contribution to the peace. The same story has been shortlisted for the 2022 Society of Publishers Award. One of her investigations was nominated for the True Story Award in 2020 under the Human Rights category. Safina received a Laadli Media Jury appreciation award, 2020 and 2021 for her gender-sensitive reporting and was shortlisted for Red Ink Awards, 2021 in the women empowerment category. She loves to read, click random pictures, trek and break the stereotypes and patriarchy to live a life according to her own choices. Link to her complete portfolio

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