Women journalists say that their Facebook and Twitter inboxes are filled with ugly messages soon after they put forth 'different views'

Neha Dixit, an independent, award-winning journalist, was alone when she heard someone try to enter her first-floor home in Delhi on January 25, 2021. She assumed that it was her filmmaker husband at the door, but still called out ‘Kaun hai?’ (Who is it?) a few times before opening the door. A whiff of air confirmed that someone had been there, even though she did not see anyone or hear any footsteps.

In the crossfire

March 8, 2021 08:45 am

Women journalists in Pakistan work in a hostile environment. Only the fittest can survive.