Ana P. Santos


Ana P. Santos is an independent journalist based in Manila, Philippines. Her work focuses mainly on sexual reproductive health rights, gender issues, and the heartbreak of living in the only country in the world without divorce.

Santos was the Pulitzer Center's 2014 Persephone Miel Fellow. Her series Who Takes Care of Nanny's Children? discusses the hundreds of thousands of Filipino women who leave their children behind to work abroad as nannies and domestic workers. She has also written extensively about the Filipino diaspora in Europe and the Middle East.

Santos' work has been published in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Rappler, The Atlantic, Vox, and the Guardian, among others.

She is a Chevening scholar and has a postgraduate degree in gender (sexuality) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ana Santos