The Quint's Somya Lakhani Wins Laadli Award, Sadhika Gets Jury Citation

More than 900 entries were received in 10 languages from across the country for the Laadli Media Awards 2021.

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The Quint's Somya Lakhani Wins Laadli Award, Sadhika Gets Jury Citation

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We are happy to announce that The Quint’s Somya Lakhani and Sadhika Tiwari have received an award and a jury citation respectively for the prestigious Laadli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity 2021 (Northern).

Somya Lakhani, formerly with The Indian Express, won the award for a story titled “Women out of work: ‘We were moving up the ladder and ab lagta hai kisi ne seedhi chheen li’” which explored the economic toll the COVID-19 lockdown took on working women.

“I’m so grateful to the have won the Laadli Media Award and for that I would like to thank my editors at The Indian Express at the time who have always displayed immense trust in my work. I also want to thank the women who let me into their lives and trusted me with their stories of how they lost their jobs during the pandemic. "
Somya Lakhani, Senior Editor, The Quint.

Sadhika Tiwari, formerly with IndiaSpend, won the jury citation for her story “Why Contraception Is Still ‘Women’s Business’ In India”.

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