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Neena Bhandari is a Sydney-based foreign correspondent, writing for international news agencies IPS and InDepth News, as well as India-based Indo Asian News Service and other national and international publications.Neena first began contributing to IPS in 1991 while based in New Delhi and was the main contributor from London between 1998 and 2000. Since the 2000 Olympics, she has been reporting from Australia and New Zealand. She started her career with India’s leading national daily, The Times of India, in 1985 and has since worked in the United Kingdom and Australia, reporting on a range of issues from environment and development, human rights and gender, education and health to crime and law. She has a master’s degree in political science and a bachelor’s degree in law, with a diploma in environmental law and a certificate in international humanitarian law from the Red Cross.