Tsunamika, a Doll of the Tsunami, Turning 10

Deepa Kandaswamy is an award winning freelance writer based in India. With over 700 articles to her credit published in six continents and a co-author of three books, she specializes in stories about gender, technology, environment, terrorism, health, politics and social issues.

Media Forgets Female Face of Tsunami

Global media made dying and grieving women the human face of the tsunami. Since then, Deepa Kandaswamy says, women have been forgotten. An Oxfam report in March that documented the disproportionate toll on women was mostly overlooked.