About Neha Dixit

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Neha Dixit is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India. She covers politics, gender and Social Justice in South Asia. She has worked with multiple mediums and reported for Al Jazeera, Smithsonian, Caravan, Outlook and others. She has won multiple awards including Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism 2014, Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism from the European Commission, 2011, Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist 2016 among others. She is currently working on her first nonfiction book on women workforce in India. She is a contributor to the UNESCO Casebook of Investigative Journalism 2011, Zubaan anthology on Sexual violence in South Asia and First Hand: Graphic Non-Fiction in India.
The moralising compass

This article was written by Neha Dixit back in 2013. The ruling party in the centre has changed from the following year, but not the social structure. The law is there to protect women’s rights but the social stigma and moral policing at times become instrumental in harassing them, leading them of... Read more...