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Iram Sarwar

News producer, community journalist, humanitarian

Potential Closure Of Diversity Charity Creative Access Spells Crisis In The Media

For people getting into the industry like me the potential loss of a charity like Creative Access feels like a step backwards. I shouldn't have had to go through CA in the first place - but they have addressed a problem that in an ideal world shouldn't exist. The sad fact is that someone from a BAME background is less likely to be hired and if we continue on this path then we are in danger of having a media for the masses that is run only by the elite.
23/12/2016 10:49 GMT

El Salvador Continues to Imprison Women Who Miscarry

Restrictions on abortion laws in El Salvador continue to tighten as feminist and pro-choice groups launch a campaign to officially pardon 17 women who have been convicted of aggravated homicide. The women, who remain anonymous were convicted after receiving treatment at public hospitals after failed pregnancies.
08/05/2014 14:48 BST

The Death of Multiculturalism?

Multiculturalism is dead in the UK. Or, that seems to be the message delivered by some of the highest figures in British politics...
21/03/2014 15:31 GMT

We Day to Me Day: The Damaging Effect of Voluntourism

While the day was meant to be an opportunity to inspire a generation to become global and active citizens, the message that the day purported revealed a dark side to our desire to help those in the developing world.
10/03/2014 09:22 GMT