Rabia Mehmood is a researcher, journalist and documentary filmmaker. 

Her work focuses on human rights violations and social justice issues. She was a South Asia researcher with Amnesty International in Colombo and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology fellow. She is the founding editor of an independent multimedia news portal. Her work has appeared in leading media outlets such as Al Jazeera English, New York Times, AFP, The Friday Times, The News, Al Jazeera America. As a consultant, she has worked with International Centre For Journalists and Front Line Defenders among others.

Rabia Mehmood

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Rabia Mehmood
Researcher, journalist and documentary filmmaker
Human rights violations and social justice issues

Supported projects

Under the Tuscan Sun - The Human Cost of a Glass of Wine

  • Exploitation
  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Trafficking
  • Work

TUSCANY / ISLAMABAD - Most associate the Italian wine country — such as Tuscany, the Langhe and the Prosecco hills — with scenic vineyards where some of the world's most-renowned wine is made but, for many living and working under the Italian sun, the reality is far from idyllic.