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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

23 May 2018

India tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions on $2 a day - report

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women working on tea plantations in northeast India earn a "pitiful" $2 a day and live in "appalling" conditions with almost no toilets, according to a report released on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

India tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions on $2 a day: report

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women working on tea plantations in northeast India earn a "pitiful" $2 a day and live in "appalling" conditions with almost no toilets, according to a report released on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

India tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions on $2 a day - report

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W omen working on tea plantations in northeast India earn a "pitiful" $2 a day and live in "appalling" conditions with almost no toilets, according to a report released on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods - study

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than a third of girls in South Asia miss school during their periods, often because they lack access to toilets or pads, and many receive no education about menstruation before reaching puberty, a study showed on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods - study

NEW DELHI, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than a third of girls in South Asia miss school during their periods, often because they lack access to toilets or pads, and many receive no education about menstruation before reaching puberty, a study showed on Tuesday.

21 May 2018

Murder of teenage Indian maid sparks calls for tougher laws urgently

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The murder of a teenage maid in India triggered calls on Monday for the government to urgently pass laws to curb trafficking and update legislation that lets children work as domestic help.

14 May 2018

Campaigners urge India to do more for sexual assault victims as new scheme approved

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new scheme that guarantees compensation for survivors of sexual assault and acid attacks across India will strengthen victim care, but much more needs to be done to ensure justice, rights campaigners said on Monday.

10 May 2018

India's women dismiss promise of free sanitary pads as 'election gimmick'

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian women dismissed a pledge by politicians to give them free sanitary pads as an election gimmick on Thursday, although it signals growing concern over the challenges around menstruation.

10 May 2018

India's women dismiss promise of free sanitary pads as 'election gimmick'

NEW DELHI, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian women dismissed a pledge by politicians to give them free sanitary pads as an election gimmick on Thursday, although it signals growing concern over the challenges around menstruation.

09 May 2018

Indian village councils under fire over "farcical" punishment to rape suspects

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's traditional village councils must be prosecuted for acting as de-facto courts, activists said on Tuesday, after a teenage gang-rape victim was burned to death in apparent retaliation for the punishments handed down by one.

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