MTMA 2019


Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019

Alezandra Russell

For helping neglected and ignored young boys in red-light districts of Thailand. He is the founder of Urban Light.

Hasina Kharbhih

For rescuing and empowering over 72,000 vulnerable victims from fate of human trafficking. She is the founder of Impulse Empower.

Free A Girl

For uniquely reintegrating former sex workers into civil society by training them to become future advocates. It is a relief organization dedicated to free young girls from forced prostitution as well as prosecutes offenders.

PRERANA

For their holistic approach in their attempts to abolish inter-generational prostitution and protecting children vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Office for Rescue of Yazidis

For working in one of the world’s most hostile regions to rescue all vulnerable Yazidi women and girls from evil clutches of Islamic State (IS) group.

Rob Williams

For persistently protecting and supporting children in armed conflicts in some of the world’s most hostile regions. He is CEO of WarChild UK..

Kailash Satyarthi

For fighting child labour and trafficking in India and Southeast Asia. He is the founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan. He also won the Nobel Peace Prize (2014) for his work. (Award accepted by Asmita Satyarthi, daughter of Kailash Satyarthi)

JEEVIKA (Jeeta Vimukti Karnataka):

For their holistic approach in their attempts to abolish inter-generational prostitution and protecting children vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Ajeet Singh

For his efforts in creating the first red-light area in India free ​​of commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), USA

For raising awareness over the decades in medical community and civil society about unethical organ harvesting (especially in China).

Junior Nzita Nsuami

For leading an international campaign through United Nations (UN) against the use of child soldiers in war. He is a former child soldier.