Ana Patrícia Silva

Ana Patrícia Silva was selected for the 2024 Shortlist with “How Am I Going To Ask a Hospital for Help if the Abuse Happens in the Hospital?”: Sexual Violence in Hospitals and Doctor’s Offices.

Ana Patrícia Silva is a journalist based in Porto, Portugal. Her work in investigative journalism has been published in the Setenta e Quatro news media, Gerador magazine and Observador newspaper. She also works with Portugal’s Innocence Project, a journalistic initiative that aims to restore freedom to innocent people.
With her work focusing mainly on human rights, social causes, justice and feminism, she was awarded the Gender and Equality Grant, from Pulitzer Center, in 2023.
In 2022 she also co-authored the investigation “Obstetric Violence: The traumatic reality of many births”, published in the Setenta e Quatro news media.
She has a degree in Communication and Cultural Sciences and is currently studying for a master’s degree in Women’s Studies.