Stefania Prandi is an Italian award-winning journalist, writer and photographer who has written for National Geographic, BuzzFeed, Al Jazeera, El País, Il Sole 24 Ore, Correctiv, RSI (Radiotelevisione svizzera), Elle, among many others.

Currently, she works as a freelancer. Among the topics she covers are labour rights, human trafficking, gender equality, social issues, and the environment. For national and international publications and Ngos, she reports from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
She has written two books, Oro rosso (Red Gold), about women who suffer sexual harassment, coercion, and rape in Mediterranean greenhouses and fields, and Le conseguenze (The Consequences), about women who died of femicide and her relatives in Italy. Both published in Italy by Settenove.
Grants and awards were given to her in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and the United States. Among them are the National Geographic Emergency Journalism Fund Grant, the Henri Nannen Prize, the Otto Brenner Prize, and the Volkart Stiftung Grant.
The photographs she takes are displayed in museums, schools, universities, and libraries throughout Italy and Europe.
She speaks at national and international festivals and events. She organizes and leads journalism workshops as well as teaches journalism courses.


Stefania Prandi

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Stefania Prandi
Journalist, writer and photographer
labour rights, human trafficking, gender, social, and environmental topics

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The True Cost of Kiwis

LAZIO - The team has been investigating The Green Gold of Italy, or Kiwi Revolution as it is known locally, since April 2022. The Lazio region of Italy has become the world's largest producer of kiwis in the past years. But glitter doesn't always mean gold.