The Martha Farrell Foundation supports practical interventions which are committed to achieving a gender-just society and promoting life-long learning.

These interventions include:

  Youth-led campaigns engaging youth in gender issues.

  Training and development programs to facilitate understanding of gender mainstreaming in organizations and communities and raise awareness on the issue of sexual harassment.

  Scholarships and fellowships to develop new knowledge and the professional practice of promoting gender equality, leadership of women and prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace.

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Remembering Martha

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A short film on the life and work of Martha Farrell

Martha Farrell

Martha Farrell was a passionate civil society leader, renowned and respected in India and around the world for her work on women's rights, gender equality and adult education. She was among 14 people killed in a terrorist attack on a guest house in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 13, 2015. She had been leading a gender training workshop with the Aga Khan Foundation in Kabul at the time of the attack.