Mother Teresa Memorial Awards

2018

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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.

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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.

Idrees Bashar Silo Taha

For facilitating daring rescue missions inspired by selfless acts of mercy at great personal risks and safety.

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Women for Afghan Women

For overcoming sexual abuse and slavery and being at the forefront in the battle against sexual exploitation of Yazidi women.

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.

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Sister Lucy Kurien

For working ardently and passionately to restore the dignity of destitute women to lead normal lives.

Laxmi Agarwal

Shahida Akter

For being a prolific campaigner and an active voice for the victims of acid attack.

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Tawakkol Karman

Suhani Jalota