TRANSFORMING INDIA

CHALLENGING STATUS QUO

DEEPENING DEMOCRACY

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

HOW IT’S EVOLVING

INFLUENCING PUBLIC POLICY

RASSHI THAKRAN

Moved by her campaign after the loss of her brother to suicide, India finally has a 24×7 National Mental Health Helpline for suicide prevention. 

SPURTHI KOLIPAKA

Made an Indian state appoint a fully functional Women’s Commission, after years of having no official body to address crimes against women. 

BREAKING GENDER NORMS

INSIA DARIWALA

India broke its silence around male child sexual abuse after this campaign made global headlines.

MASOOMA RANALVI

For the first time ever, India acknowledged the existence of FGM in many states after her powerful survivor account.

ADVOCATING FOR

GOOD HEALTH

SRILEKHA CHAKRABORTY

Advocated the rights of tribal girls to access menstrual health products.

RAISING AWARENESS ON MARGINALISED ISSUES

SHIRIN SHABANA KHAN

After evidence of school children sitting under trees to eat their meal surfaced, Shirin’s campaign iInfluenced the government of one of India’s most impoverished poorest states – Uttar Pradesh, to commit to building childcare centres in villages

BIDESHINI PATEL

In a remote village in Odisha, Bideshini’s campaign ensured that a vulnerable tribal community which had never seen roads even to go to the nearest government ration centres, was assured proper roads.

SENSITISING

POP CULTURE

ALMAS VIRANI

Her campaign encouraged one of India’s top production companies to create stronger girl characters in one of their most popular cartoon shows.