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3rd place - Local Coverage of Election 2020 - awarded by California Journalism Award 2020

Anjana Nagarajan-Butaney's Blog

This reporting team will seek to make more transnational abandonment survivors aware of their... more »
posted 02/25/22
Transnational abandonment spiked significantly during the pandemic. Two journalists reflect on... more »
posted 02/11/22
An advocacy group in the Bay Area that works with South Asian clients has reported a pandemic... more »
posted 06/30/21

Anjana Nagarajan-Butaney's Work

Children are not just witnesses but are also victims of domestic violence.
Immigrant women in the South Asian community have to overcome not just power imbalances within their relationships and culture, but also hidden imbalances in U.S. immigration and domestic law, which tilt control toward their husbands.
Locked out of her Fremont apartment after a domestic dispute turned violent, Priya huddled terrified in a corner of the hallway. Her new husband had thrown her outside without a blanket, after shoving her onto a sofa and breaking her arm.