Jennifer Chowdhury

Jennifer Chowdhury

Jennifer Chowdhury is an independent journalist based in New York City and Bangladesh. She covers the South Asian and Muslim diaspora with a specific focus on gender rights. She is passionate about covering stories on women of color around the world whose voices are stifled by patriarchal attitudes, systematic racism and socioeconomic burdens. 

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Ilhan Omar's Victory Speech Started With an Islamic Greeting. That's Important.

She's one of the first two Muslim women in Congress—ever.

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Conservative Muslims and Islamophobes Have One Thing in Common: Hating Mona Haydar

The Muslim-American rapper is breaking every rule to dismantle the patriarchy within Islam—and outside of it.

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From a Refugee Camp to Yeezy Season 5: How Halima Aden Made It in America

Just five days after she got signed, this hijab-wearing model booked one of the biggest gigs in fashion—and she's not stopping there.

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The Road from Abuser to Mass Murderer

Why is his history as a domestic abuser not a bigger part of the conversation?

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With No Other Job Options, Greek Women Are Turning to Sex Work to Stay Afloat

The money troubles in Greece go so much deeper than lines at the ATM.

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Fadumo Dayib Is Risking Her Life to Be Somalia's First Female Presidential Candidate
"You're going into a boxing match even though your hands are tied behind your back."
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Indiana Sentences a Woman with Feticide for the First Time
She's facing 20 years for what she says was a miscarriage.
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