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Azera Rehman's story wins award

Saturday April 28, 2012 06:04:31 PM, IANS

New Delhi: Azera Rehman, who reports for newswire Indo-Asian News Service has won the prestigious IWPC awards.

Rahman' entry, titled "Letters to my unborn sister", fetched her second prize in the contest that saw participation of 80 women from all walks of life.

The contest by IWPC, considered to be one of the first by any Indian media organisation, was open to women and was thematically centered on the topic of family relationships.


The jury members included author and publisher Urvashi Butalia and writer Geeta Hariharan, among others.

Rahman has also won the Most Promising Young Woman Journalist award for the year 2007 by UNFPA.




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