Sunaina Kumar is an independent journalist based out of Delhi, with a focus on issues of social justice, development, and gender. She has worked previously as an editor with Open Magazine and the Indian Express. Her work has appeared in various international and Indian publications. She is a Robert Bosch Foundation fellow and has has twice been awarded the Global Health Reporting Grant by the European Journalism Centre.
They make up the backbone of the agriculture sector, but women are often "not counted as farmers" in India. Women’s rights groups are advocating for change — including joint registration of land and a registry of female farmers.
In Bangladesh, many young midwives have been called to the frontlines of the Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox's Bazar — where they’re practicing their skills in a context equally complicated for pregnant women and the health professionals who serve them.