Kant Brothers

Kant Brothers

Kant Brothers

Founders Shakti Vahini

The Women Rights Award honors a leader who takes action to protect and restore the rights, safety, and dignity of all people, especially women and girls who have been exploited by gender-based violence and have shown exemplary leadership skills and innovation to create ripple effects in the women rights issue.

The recipient, Kant Brothers co- founded Shakti Vahini in 2001; an organization that works for the rights of women and children in India. The organization has been a leading voice on policy and legal changes to combat violence against women and children. “Shakti” is the mother goddess, the goddess who has fought injustice, and “Vahini” is a brigade.


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6th April 2016

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