Sindhuja Parthasarathy is an Independent Humanitarian Photojournalist based out of Chennai, India. She has been journeying across the country creating compelling visual narratives of human rights violation so as to influence people & organizations for change.
The core of her work explores gender equity, indigenous human rights issues and environment sustainability; keenly highlighting the complex socio-cultural anthropology elements and their interplay with humanitarianism.
Her work has been published in AFP, VICE, Broadly, The Hindu, Business Insider, Times of India, The Week, India Today, Scroll, First Post, Newsminute, Wire, Newsweek Pakistan, The Citizen, BNN, Indian Express, India Today, Liberation, Sunday Guardian, Live MINT, Boursorama, Liberation, borneo bulletin, nice-matin, Pakistan Times, Lamontagne, Malay online,NAMPA, Astro aswani, Euro News and the Alternative among others.
As a staunch believer of visual storytelling and its enduring power to create change, she has partnered with different Indian and International NGOs to advocate for change. She is also a Psychologist, Executive Coach and a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, specializing in the areas of diversity and human development psychology.
Her work on challenging notions and ideas of Gender dysphoria was exhibited at the 'India Art Fair' in Jan 2014. She was awarded the 'Laadli National Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity' by UNFPA twice, in 2013 and 2017 recognizing her work for gender sensitive reportage.
Write to her on firstname.lastname@example.org for documentary, reportage assignments and advocacy partnerships.