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Hanna Ingber Win is a multimedia journalist based in Mumbai, India. She covers Mumbai for GlobalPost and blogs for the Huffington Post and True/Slant. Most recently, Hanna was the World Editor of the HuffPost. She won InterAction’s 2009 Award for Excellence in International Reporting in recognition of the HuffPost’s foreign coverage.

Hanna has also lived and worked in Burma, Thailand, South Africa and the United States. She has covered maternal health in Ethiopia, police misconduct in South Africa, the plight of widows in India, migrant workers in Malaysia, Iraqi refugees in San Diego and juvenile sex offenders in Los Angeles.

Hanna’s freelance articles and commentaries have appeared in Washingtonpost.com, LA Weekly and the Hartford Courant and on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Day2Day.”

Hanna received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and her master’s in journalism from USC Annenberg, where she was a Dean’s Scholar.

For Hanna's latest articles and blogs, visit her website. Follow Hanna on Twitter @Hanna_India.

Entries by Hanna Ingber Win

One Mother's Story: A Casualty of Three Delays

(2) Comments | Posted May 11, 2010 | 12:55 PM

Rama Lohar
Sulekha Lohar's father-in-law, Rama Lohar, stands with her two sons outside her home in a tea plantation in Dibrugarh, India. Sulekha died March 26, 2010, while she was 24-weeks pregnant. Photo by Hanna Ingber Win

One night in late...

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India: Three Wives, 10 Kids Is Enough

(3) Comments | Posted May 3, 2010 | 2:55 PM

Photo by Hanna Ingber Win

The air crackles as a team of medical staff and crew walk across a peanut field, lugging a big generator from their boat into a village of 850 people. Near a collection of thatchroof homes,...

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A Muslim and a Jew Break Roti in Mumbai

(77) Comments | Posted April 13, 2010 | 1:38 PM

MUMBAI, India -- The first surprise comes when she answers the phone. All I know about this woman -- let's call her Fatima -- is that she wears a black burqa and niqab that covers her entire face except her eyes.

I call, expecting a timid woman. I know that...

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My Near-Death Experience on Twitter

(3) Comments | Posted April 5, 2010 | 12:07 PM

MUMBAI, India -- My mother took it the hardest. "There must be a number you can call," she said, practically pleading with me over the phone. "They are a company -- they must have customer service."

"I tried, Mom," I said. "They won't fix it. We have to move on."

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Mothers Of Ethiopia Part V: Government Looks For Solutions To Dire Shortage Of Doctors

(8) Comments | Posted October 3, 2009 | 11:37 AM

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health programs in Ethiopia, which has one of the world's worst health care systems. In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying...

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Mothers Of Ethiopia Part IV: Inside A Rural Health Post

(46) Comments | Posted October 2, 2009 | 12:00 PM

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health programs in Ethiopia, which has one of the world's worst health care systems. In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying...

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Mothers of Ethiopia Part III: Battling Pregnancy Complications

(32) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 9:27 AM

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health programs in Ethiopia, which has one of the world's worst health care systems. In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying...

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Mothers Of Ethiopia Part II: Escaping Child Marriage

(35) Comments | Posted September 30, 2009 | 10:51 AM

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health programs in Ethiopia, which has one of the world's worst health care systems. In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying...

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Mothers Of Ethiopia Part I: Zemzem's Journey

(22) Comments | Posted September 29, 2009 | 11:15 AM

Editor's note: Hanna Ingber Win, the Huffington Post's World Editor, was recently invited by the UN Population Fund to visit its maternal health programs in Ethiopia, which has one of the world's worst health care systems. In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying...

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Queen Noor: "We Are Reaching A Nuclear Tipping Point"

(66) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 5:51 PM

As President Obama prepares to push the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution on nuclear non-proliferation on Thursday, Queen Noor of Jordan and a group of international political and military leaders have mobilized forces to drum up political and grassroots support for the measure.

"I personally believe that...

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Twenty-four Hours in Addis Ababa

(23) Comments | Posted August 31, 2009 | 11:03 AM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- I have been in Ethiopia for less than 24 hours and have had my first experience with armed robbery.

I was walking around an open-air market -- in broad daylight -- in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, with a friend who has lived here for over...

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Leaving for Ethiopia, with Piles of Cash

(9) Comments | Posted August 27, 2009 | 10:11 PM

I leave tomorrow for Ethiopia. One of the things I love most about going somewhere new is the anticipation and excitement the night before. And the ignorance. No matter how much you read about a place, you have no idea what it will feel like until you arrive.

And given...

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Fixer Tells The Story Of The Afghan War Through One American Journalist And His Biggest Asset

(12) Comments | Posted August 22, 2009 | 2:02 PM

American journalist Christian Parenti and his Afghan interpreter travel to southern Afghanistan to conduct an important yet very dangerous interview with members of the Taliban. The moment comes when the men fear the interview may turn ugly, and they quickly grab their belongings, jump into their taxi and race off....

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Israela Oron, Fmr. Israeli General, Says Engaging Hamas Critical To Mideast Peace

(34) Comments | Posted July 27, 2009 | 3:33 PM

The Huffington Post recently sat down with the former deputy of Israel's National Security Council Brig. Gen (Ret.) Israela Oron to discuss prospects for peace efforts between the Israelis and Palestinians, how to engage Hamas, recent allegations against the Israeli army during the Gaza conflict, and the political crisis...

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Obama, Burmese Monks Call For Release Of Aung San Suu Kyi

(30) Comments | Posted May 26, 2009 | 8:30 PM

President Obama Tuesday called for the immediate and unconditional release of Burma's Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, who stands trial on charges of violating her house arrest by allowing an American intruder to stay in her home.

"Aung San Suu Kyi's continued detention, isolation, and show trial based on...

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G-20 Protests: Send Us Your Photos

(1) Comments | Posted March 30, 2009 | 6:24 PM

Protesters from around the world are descending on London in preparation for Thursday's much-anticipated G-20 Summit. British police are preparing for tens of thousands of demonstrators to protest at four main sites across London.

Are you planning on protesting, or watching them? Send us your photographs. The best photos...

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Anderson Cooper To Report Live From US-Mexico Border

(49) Comments | Posted March 25, 2009 | 12:25 PM

For the first time in years, Mexico is making headlines in the United States for something other than immigration. The raging drug wars have captured the attention of the Obama administration and the American public. And it only took beheadings, thousands of killings, hundreds of kidnappings in Phoenix...

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Brazil Carnival: Send Us Your Photos

(28) Comments | Posted February 20, 2009 | 12:25 PM

Brazil's Carnival revelry begins this Friday and lasts until February 24. While the global economic crisis has dampened some spirits and caused Brazilian officials to worry that less foreign tourists will show up, the party will go on. And Rio's tourism agency expects that local tourists will turn out...

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Israel Election: What Does It Mean to You?

(244) Comments | Posted February 5, 2009 | 7:37 PM

Israelis head to the polls on February 10th to vote in a new government. As the crisis in Gaza demonstrates, Israeli politics affect the world. The outcome of this election will have a huge impact on Israel, the Middle East and beyond.

Do you live in Israel or the Palestinian...

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Iraqi Elections: Share Your Experiences, Photos

(18) Comments | Posted January 28, 2009 | 3:10 PM

Iraqi voters go to the polls this Saturday for the first time since 2005 as they cast their ballots in provincial elections. Early voting began Wednesday for certain segments of the population.

Days after US Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced a shift in US military focus from Iraq...

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