About Dilrukshi Handunnetti

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Dilrukshi Handunnetti is a lawyer by training and a journalist by choice. She currently serves as the Consulting Editor of the Daily and Weekend Express, Sri Lanka’s first international newspapers. Dilrukshi is a Gender Focal Point for the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) -the Asia Pacific, Co-convenor of South Asian Women in Media – Sri Lanka Chapter and the Executive Trustee of the Center for Investigative Journalism –Sri Lanka. Dilrukshi has worked across South Asia as a reporter, trainer and media researcher. She spends considerable time supporting media solidarity initiatives in South Asia. Much of her work focuses on governance, gender and media rights.