World Affairs Correspondent, BBC (2001-15)
Emily Buchanan


Emily Buchanan is a former BBC Religious Affairs, Developing World and World Affairs Correspondent.   She made several award-winning documentaries relating to poverty and human rights in Africa, Asia and South America. While covering religion, she investigated the first implementation of sharia law in northern Nigeria, the workings of sharia courts in the UK and worked on many news reports about the battles over the role of women and the LGBT community in the Christian churches. More recently she launched and presented the BBC World Service programme The World This Week and moderated a major conference in Finland for the peace-broking organization Crisis Management Initiative.