Call for Nominations 2020

- Most Promising Individual
- Best Organization for Gender Equality

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2018 Winners

Most Promising Individual

Nadiya Shafi
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Community Correspondent, Video Volunteers


Armed with her camera and an urge to tell hidden stories, Nadiya Shafi, a video reporter is defying social norms in her conflict ridden home state of Jammu and Kashmir. For the last seven years, she has been bringing out stories of Kashmiri women, whose lives have been marred by the armed conflict and a patriarchal society. These stories, which are often ignored by the national and local media, are now giving voice to the unseen and unheard women of Kashmir. She was also the first one to uncover the violence faced by Transgender people in Kashmir. Today, she is leading gender discussion clubs in Srinagar to enable a safe space for students, labourers, farmers, housewives and artisans to discuss issues related to gender, sexuality and religion.

Like Martha, Nadiya has shown indomitable courage and commitment to work for women’s empowerment and gender equality. Her work and fearlessness will ease the path for the coming generation of strong and independent women in Jammu and Kashmir.

Best Organization for Gender Equality

Resource and Support Centre for Development (RSCD)
Mumbai, Maharashtra


RSCD was founded in 1994, as a network campaign promoting a vision of a society where equal and appropriate opportunities are ensured for all. In the year 2000, they initiated the Mahilla Rajsatta Andolan (MRA), which is a state-wide campaign for women in governance in Maharashtra. Within a span of 17 years, this campaign has successfully pushed for several policy changes to strengthen women’s participation and leadership in the Panchayati Raj. Currently, RSCD is working in 30 districts of Maharashtra, with a regional network of over 150 CSOs and with over 3000 elected women representatives.

The senior leadership and district teams of RSCD comprise only women. They also provide for special platforms, forums and workshops, where they train male sarpanches and panches on various aspects of gender and governance. RSCD encourages all its employees and members to make their personal lives a part of their political and professional lives and transform the gendered status quo within their families, communities and workplaces.
RSCD’s work reflects Martha’s commitment to gender mainstreaming within organizations and re-iterates that the ‘Personal is the Political’.

Finalists 2018: Most Promising Individual

Yougan Tamang

Gangtok, Sikkim
Journalist; founder of Sikkim Chronicle

Reena Ramteke

Ghariaband, Chhattisgarh
Founder, Navnirman Chetna Jan Manch

Nadiya Shafi

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Editor & Kashmir Correspondent, Video Volunteers

Japleen Pasricha

Delhi
Founder, Feminism in India

Bhavya Chitranshi

Rayagada, Odisha
Co-founder, Eka Nari Sangathan

jabna Chauhan

VPO keolidhar teh. chachtoy distt. mandi HP

Dr Rithvik Ryaka

Malkajgiri, Secunderabad - 500047

Nisha Ayub

No. 69, Jalan Tiong Nam, 50350 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nilanjana

N 601 antriksh golf view 1 sector 78 noida

Nakiryowa Hanifa

650 Smithfield St. Suite 2400 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

SITAVVA DUNDAPPA JODATTI

MASS NGO , HOUSE NO 574, PATIL BUILDING, MAHANTESH NAGAR, GHATAPRABHA

Muzinga Ngolera Pierre

Bukavu

Prashansha Gupta

Kotwali Road, Near Durga Bazaar, Banda , Uttar Pradesh, India

Rajan Sudesh Ratna

C 4, Second Floor, Green Park Extension, New Delhi 110016

Raizy Bedi

N-2/29, First Floor, Dlf 2, Gurgaon 122002, Haryana, India.

Sonal Kapoor

A-32, Fateh Nagar, Near Jail Road, New Delhi-1100

Raaj Mondol

Salt Initiatives, c/o Evangelical Fellowship of India, 805/92 , Deepali Building, Nehru Place, New Delhi- 110019

Dr. Meeta Singh

E-24, Durga Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur - 302016, Rajasthan, INDIA

Dr. Meeta Singh

E-24, Durga Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur - 302016, Rajasthan, INDIA

RAJASEKHAR

DPO COMMUNICATION OFFICE ANANTAPUR

Narasamma

Nilampalli village janthulur post bksamudtam mandal

Dr Rithvik Ryaka

Malkajgiri, Hyderabad -500047

Jyotsna Siddharth

208 A, First Floor, Peacock lane, Shahpurjat, Delhi- 110049

Vandhana Ramanathan

G7A regal palm gardens velachery main road, velachery, Chennai -600042

Bhairavi Prakash

B 1004, Crest apartment 142 Velachery main rd Chennai 42

Yougan Tamang

Near HFC Church, Dargaon, Jorethang, South Sikkim -737121

Mange Ram Adhana

Village Dhani Gujran

K,MAGESH

23, THUKINAR STREET, PEELAMEDU, COIMBATORE - 641 004, TAMILNADU, SOUTH INDIA

Society for Public Education Cultural Training and Rural Action ( SPECTRA)

E-11, Patel Nagar, Manna ka Road, Alwar, Rajasthan, PIN- 301001.

Komal Ramdey

HM-105,Phase 3B1, S.A.S Nagar Mohali Punjab - 160059

CHINTA SWAMY PRAKASH RAO

Hema Swaminathan

Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore S60076 India

Sabitha Vinod

Nagpur, India

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http://mewkid.net/where-is-xena/

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http://mewkid.net/where-is-xena/

Mr. Ratan Katyani

Muktidhara Sansthan, Muktiasharam Training and Resource Center, Viratnagar, jaipur, Rajasthan (India)- 303102

Finalists 2018: Best Organization for Gender Equality

Video Volunteers

Empowering Community Voices
Bardez, Goa

Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action (SNEHA)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

SEED MALAYSIA

No. 69, Jalan Tiong Nam, 50350 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Purple Audacity Research and Innovation (PARI)

 New Delhi

Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN)

A 22 (Second Floor), Sectr 3, Noida, UP-201301

Gramalaya

Gramalaya, C62B, 10th Cross, West Extension, Thillainagar, Tiruchirappalli,620018

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Fontal Development Foundation (FDF)

Deoghar, Jharkhand

ETASHA Society

E - 48 Lower Ground Floor Greater Kailash Enclave 2 New Delhi

ETASHA Society

E - 48 Lower Ground Floor Greater Kailash Enclave 2 New Delhi

Amrita Multi Modal Applications and Computer Human Interaction

Amritapuri, Vallikavu, Kerala

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