Centre for European and International Studies Research

PhD profile

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Mr Sutirtha Sahariah

  • Role Title: PhD Student
  • Address: Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ
  • Telephone:
  • Email: UP799533@myport.ac.uk
  • Department: Centre for European and International Studies Research
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


My research study looks at the link between women economic empowerment and violence on the context of the informal entertainment industry in Nepal. I am a journalist and public relations consultant by training. I have done my M.Sc. media management from the University of Striling in Scotland. As journalist I have reported stories on gender violence and human trafficking in South Asia for the BBC, The Guardian, NewsDeeply, Huffington Post.  As a researcher I have worked on research projects across Myanmar, India and Nepal. Currently, I am associated as with  India’s largest charity Sulabh International in New Delhi.


  • Gender
  • International development
  • Media and communication studies
  • International affairs
  • Technology and development