Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2013
An outstanding human rights activist deeply committed to the defence and the promotion of human rights nationwide, someone, whose work in the promotion of Communal harmony is equally outstanding
The India Rescue Mission’s fight is against the mentality which looks at children, more so girls as objects rather than individuals.Their mission recognises that every child has seeds of greatness deposited inside them by their Creator,and chooses to help them realise their dreams in a highly paced world.
Born on 15 August 1962 Diep Saeeda is a Lahore based activist who has been working consistently on issues of human rights, women’s rights and democracy, and has been ferociously fighting against patriarchy, feudalism and communalism in an atmosphere of religious bigotry and everyday violence.
Arunachalam Murunganatham is a social entrepreneur who has helped rural women all over the country by coming up with an idea that ensures that feminine hygiene products are made affordable by curtailing production cost of these products.
The former Miss Universe who answers questions with ease, is part of social outreach campaigns, and is someone who is not afraid to stand up for causes she believes in, Sushmita Sen embodies the New Woman.
Maulana Madani is at the forefront of education among the Muslim community and is a known advocate of women’s education, knowing fully well what education can do to help change the fortunes of the entire country.
The revving sound of a Harley Davidson has now been matched in his life by the thankful voices of young boys and girls rescued by him and his organisation from the clutches of a war-criminal and now reside in southern Sudan.