Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The proportion of girls getting married in India has nearly halved in a decade, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday, which has contributed significantly to a global decline in child marriage.
MUMBAI(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The death of Indian actress Sridevi in Dubai has highlighted a rarely-discussed issue affecting the families of deceased migrant workers in Gulf countries - long delays in repatriating their bodies.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On her train commute to work in Mumbai, Nandita Venkatesan logs on to Facebook to check the many messages she receives every day from young tuberculosis (TB) patients.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Parents are less likely to seek treatment for a sick baby girl than a boy in India, where more female infants die within the first month of being born, the United Nations said.
MUMBAI/CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bollywood's first film on menstrual hygiene, due for release on Friday, has boosted business for entrepreneurs providing affordable sanitary pads to women in India, manufacturers said.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Vivek Tamaichikar didn't think of food and festivities when he started planning for his marriage this year in western India. He instead started a campaign against the virginity test that elders would impose on his bride.
CHENNAI/MUMBAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India will create more jobs for women, increase their pay and access to loans and improve healthcare, it said in Thursday's annual budget, in a bid to boost a declining female workforce.
CHENNAI/MUMBAI, India, Feb 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I ndia will create more jobs for women, increase their pay and access to loans and improve healthcare, it said in Thursday's annual budget, in a bid to boost a declining female workforce.
MURBAD, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After attending a menstruation myth-busting class in her village in India, 13-year-old Dhanashree Kantaram Dhere decided to test her newfound knowledge by touching a statue of a Hindu god in her family home.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in India routinely extort female transgender sex workers, which pressures them to earn more by engaging in unsafe sex that increases the risk of disease, researchers say.
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