MTMA 2018 Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2018 Dr. Oby Ezekwesili For being an ardent and passionate advocate who is a ray of hope for young girls & women in slavery and captivity. Dr. Nashwa Al Ruwaini For being an intrepid and artistic entrepreneur and philanthropist, who has remarkably transformed the outlook of women of the region. Salman Sufi For introducing reforms that have provided legal, medical and counselling services to women in Pakistan who are victims of extreme violence. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw For being a pacesetter who has set an example nationally for women to emulate. Laila Talo Khudher Alali For overcoming sexual abuse and slavery and being at the forefront in the battle against sexual exploitation of Yazidi women. Idris Bashar Silo Taha For facilitating daring rescue missions inspired by selfless acts of mercy at great personal risks and safety. Women for Afghan Women For integrating women and girls to participate in all spheres of public life as equal citizens in the midst of aggressive suppression in the name of religion. Adv. Deepika Singh Rajawat For defying threats and intimidation to ensure justice, for the underage minor victim of rape and murder. Barefoot College For equipping rural women with technical skills to advance and modernize their communities. Sister Lucy Kurien For working ardently and passionately to restore the dignity of destitute women to lead normal lives. Laxmi Agarwal For being a prolific campaigner and an active voice for the victims of acid attack.