Sonia Narang is a multimedia journalist who reports on women's rights, climate change & the environment, global health, and music & culture. She has produced and reported in-depth multimedia projects at PRI's The World, including award-winning series on women in Nepal
, the fight against cancer around the world
, and an innovative school in South Africa. She has also filmed musicians for The World’s Global Hit web videos.
Sonia has produced and reported stories across Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North America for the BBC, NPR News, Washington Post's The Lily, The New York Times, Frontline/World, NBC, and Time.com.
A native Californian, Sonia has a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Before that, she cut her teeth reporting and photographing for a newspaper in Colorado.
Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi says it's responsibility of the entire society to help girls and women — the government, NGOs, teachers, village leaders, so-called caste leaders or community leaders and religious leaders.
Los Angeles has a new model for affordable health care aimed at 400,000 residents in the area without legal status or insurance. But not everyone agrees taxpayer money should fund it.
They came to northern India to fill a bride shortage caused by decades of sex-selective abortion. Now they cherish their daughters.
A duo of Mexican artists are shining a light on indigenous women and other marginalized groups. They've found inspiration in other bold Mexican women, like Frida Kahlo, who dared to experiment and defied cultural norms.
Photographer Sonia Narang recently traveled to Cuba as a tourist to see the Havana Biennial. She posted these photos to her Instagram and shared them with us here.
Rama Arora teaches sociology at a remote women's college in Rajasthan, India. She's the only female professor there, and her own degree came through with huge effort. Her students say their ambitions have grown through her example.
Being new to the US can be challenging enough. Now add managing your diabetes in a new culture and language. A project in California is offering help.
When you are a child goddess in Nepal, you never go outside, except for festivals. After last weekend's deadly quake, however, you have no other choice.
Sonia Narang recently returned from reporting on reproductive rights in the Philippines for Across Women's Lives. She visited Manila's Fabella Hospital and shows us through her photography what it's like for Filipino women to endure one of the world's most crowded maternity wards.
Both women and men go to this health clinic, where both hear about IUDs and other methods of family planning in a nation with a large number of unintended pregnancies.