Indian women on frontline of battle against alcohol

Report for France 24's newscast, 2016 
Director: Charlotte Martinet (no credit mention because of visa issue*)
Camera: Nathalie Heydel
Voice-over: Mandakini Gahlot


Alcohol consumption in India claims a life every 96 minutes. As alcohol-related violence also continues to rise, women are at the forefront of a war against alcohol in the country. Earlier this year a third Indian state began to enforce a partial or total ban on alcohol, despite the high tax revenues obtained from selling it. 

*I wrote the pitch and sold this story to France 24 and directed the report with my colleague Nathalie Heydel while interning at Babel Press Production company (Delhi, June 2016)

I have not been credited for security reasons (I did not have a journalist visa)