Sonia Narang

Sonia Narang is an American multimedia journalist based in California who covers socio-political issues, health, the environment, and culture across the Asia Pacific region. She primarily reports on the lives of women and girls, and the challenges they face globally. Narang will receive a Reporting Grant to create a video and audio series documenting the effects of climate change on women in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji.

Highlights

Reporting

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After Devastating Cyclone, Fiji Farmers Plant For A Changed Climate

Inside a bustling market in the north coast town of Tavua on Fiji’s largest island, farmer Adi Alesi Nacoba stacks her produce of the day. She carefully lays out eggplants, chilies, and papayas at her…

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Fijians speak from the front lines of climate change

We asked half a dozen Fijians about the threats to their country and their moment in the international spotlight. Maria Nailevu: This is really a big opportunity to showcase to the world the reality that…

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Life on the Front Line of Climate Change for Fiji’s Women and Girls

Fiji is already feeling the effects of a warming world, with high-intensity cyclones and flooding destroying livelihoods across the South Pacific. As with so many natural disasters, it’s women and girls who are hardest hit.…

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Extreme weather is wreaking havoc on the lives of women farmers in Fiji

Sunila Wati arranges green beans and pumpkins at her farmer’s market booth in the town of Rakiraki. It’s almost all women selling fruits and vegetables here, and Wati chats with the market ladies in her…

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Fiji’s Climate Champion Speaks Up for Women in the Wake of Cyclones

When a cyclone devastated Eta Tuvuki’s remote village in Fiji, she wanted to make sure women hit by extreme weather were being heard. Now she brings their concerns to decision makers in the capital and…