Yasmin Khatun Dewan

Journo with a passion for fashion, current affairs, war studies and human rights.

Yasmin is currently News Editor for the London bureau of news channel TRT World. Over the last decade she has covered global news stories with critical acclaim refining her expertise to particular areas of interest. Yasmin has a passion for human rights - with a particular focus on conflict zones. As a journalist she travelled to the Chadian borders of the Central African Republic at the height of the recent conflict to document and investigate the crisis. She has also produced numerous works on sexual violence in conflict and ethics in fashion. Her documentary Slave Industry: A Year on from Rana Plaza was shortlisted for international television investigation at the Association of International Broadcasting Awards in 2015. She was also nominated for media contribution of the year at the British Muslim Awards in the same year. She has appeared on the British Bangladeshi power & inspiration 100 on numerous occasions for her role in media. Starting her career as a fashion journalist she has maintained her interest in the area and continues to follow the arena closely. As well as her career as a journalist Yasmin is doctoral researcher at Goldsmiths University of London and scholar for the William Temple Foundation, her research focuses on religion and the quandary created by the 'modest fashion' phenomena, she is also a Londoner with a fondness for greenery.