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Sodaba Haidare is a journalist, reporter and documentary maker at the BBC in London. 


She specialises in TV, radio and online journalism and reports original multi-platform stories across the BBC. You'll also find her on your TV screens presenting The Catch Up on BBC Three. 


Sodaba has seven years of experience in international news with  South Asia, global religions, refugees and women's rights being her key areas of interest.


She was previously the BBC’s Global Religion Correspondent where she regularly produced exclusive interviews and documentaries for BBC World News, iPlayer and the 41 Language Services. 


Sodaba is fluent in five languages including Dari, Urdu and Pashto. She is formally trained as a Bilingual Reporter by the BBC World Service.  


She has a degree in BA Journalism from City University London.

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