Final Award Ceremony Sept 25th,
New Delhi!!
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Winners will be announced from amongst the AIVA 2011 Regional Finalists on Sept 25th.
The Finalists are :
Individuals | Youth | NGOs | Corporates

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Anuradha Kapoor
Founder Director and Managing Trustee of Swayam
Anuradha Kapoor is the Founder Director and Managing Trustee of Swayam, a feminist women’s rights organisation addressing the inequalities and violence that women face in our country. Swayam’s main goal is the empowerment of women survivors of violence taking into account their psychological, emotional, physical and economic needs; with the ultimate objective of enabling them to become self-sufficient and economically independent.

Anuradha was actively involved in the advocacy that resulted in the passing of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, have since been working on ensuring its effective implementation both at the State and National levels. She has also been actively involved in the National Consultations on Sexual Assault laws and Marital Property Rights. Anuradha initiated the setting up of AMAN Global Voices for Peace in the Home, an international network of organisations working on Domestic Violence and has been involved in judicial training in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as part of the Asia Pacific Forum on Judicial Education on Equality Issues for the past 12 years.
Anuradha was responsible for initiating and co-ordinating a National Level Campaign against Violence on Women and Girls which is now carried out by groups across the country. Anuradha who has made several presentations in India and abroad is also a Guest speaker on women’s rights courses conducted by Women’s Studies Departments in Calcutta University and Jadavpur University.