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Kristen Chick is a freelance journalist who works in Europe and the Middle East, focusing on migration, sexual violence, and human rights. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, The Columbia Journalism Review, and other publications. She is based in the U.K.


Kristen covered the Arab uprisings while based in Egypt, reporting on politics, human rights, and conflict from Tunisia to Syria to Bahrain. She has also reported extensively on migration in Europe. Her five-month investigation of sexual harassment in photojournalism, published in The Columbia Journalism Review, was shortlisted for the John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting by Syracuse University's Mirror Awards.

News Reports from Around the World


Ending the Shame of Kosovo’s Rape Victims

A Radical German Program Promised a Fresh Start to Yazidi Survivors of ISIS Captivity. But Some Women Are Still Longing for Help

CJR Special Report: Photojournalism’s moment of reckoning

Fighting Authoritarianism, One Mass at a Time

The Most Dangerous Job in Journalism Is Just Being a Reporter in Egypt

Kosovo's attempt to help wartime rape survivors reopens old wounds

These young people are fighting for the Democratic Republic of Congo to live up to its name

For some Syrian women, refugee life proves unexpectedly liberating

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