Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian women over the age of 45 and traveling in groups of four will be able to go for the Islamic haj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms.
HYDERABAD, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For years, Haji Khan - a lanky man in his thirties - moved inconspicuously in the bylanes of Hyderabad's Old City, scouring the streets for child brides for older men visiting from Gulf states, pocketing about 10,000 rupees ($150) for each girl.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two fearless Asian women who have risked their lives campaigning against religious extremism - one of whom was murdered last month - won a joint award on Thursday for their common courage.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police have rescued a dozen trafficked girls in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad and arrested more than 20 members of a major network selling brides to wealthy men in the Gulf.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An elderly woman seeks a Mills & Boon romance with her swimming coach in Hindi film, 'Lipstick Under My Burqa', that battled the Indian censors ahead of its release in theatres last month and is now going strong on streaming service Amazon Prime.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in western India have begun the process of offering alternative work to men risking their lives illegally mining sand, after a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation in July uncovered at least two deaths in the past year.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian police are investigating a major organ trade racket after they arrested two men, including an alleged kingpin, at Mumbai airport for trafficking poor people for their kidneys to Egypt, officials said on Monday.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's highest court gave permission on Wednesday to a 13-year-old girl who was raped to end her pregnancy in a move praised by campaigners after the court rejected a similar petition by a 10-year-old girl several weeks earlier.
MUMBAI, Sept 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's highest court gave permission on Wednesday to a 13-year-old girl who was raped to end her pregnancy in a move praised by campaigners after the court rejected a similar petition by a 10-year-old girl several weeks earlier.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They didn't pop open boxes of sweets or send out excited phone messages when their first child was born at public hospital on a rainy Mumbai night in July.