Haneen Farid

Writer Karnataka, India

Hi! I’m Haneen, a political enthusiast, advocate for religious tolerance, and a full-time geek when it comes to Netflix crime dramas. A year back, I launched a social initiative alongside a friend which financially supports the education of underprivileged college girls in India. View my LinkedIn here or get in touch via email.

Hi! I’m Haneen, a political enthusiast, advocate for religious tolerance, and a full-time geek when it comes to Netflix crime dramas.

A year back, I launched a social initiative alongside a friend which financially supports the education of underprivileged college girls in India. This gave me an opportunity to showcase my work at the 1M1B Activate Impact Summit 2021, UN Headquarters, New York.

Since then, I’ve juggled my time between social work, journalism, and college applications. I love keeping up with current affairs and am infamous among my friends for ‘always talking about politics.’ I’m also a trained vocalist, and bystanders will swear that my personality switches as easily as my voice does – from Ariana Grande to Bollywood classics!

Latest Stories from Haneen

Opinion – India’s cow vigilantes are preying on minorities

Opinion – India’s cow vigilantes are preying on minorities

(Trigger warning: The following article contains details about physical assault) On 24th May, a video showing a group of men attacking a Muslim meat trader went viral. These attackers called themselves ‘gau rakshaks’ (cow protectors) and suspected that the trader was involved in the butchering of cows. The police have filed a case against the mob for physical assault, have arrested four suspects, and are on the look-out for the rest...

By Karnataka, India