Tamil Nadu

Lifetime achievement award for Jaya Arunachalam


Jaya Arunachalam, president, Working Women's Forum, has been chosen for the Social Lifetime Achievement Award in the Godfrey Philips National Bravery Awards for 2010.

The Award has been instituted to recognise individuals who have selflessly spent their lives working for the betterment of society. It has recognised Ms. Arunachalam's “enormous contribution to the empowerment of marginalised women in rural Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.”

Crusade for rights of women

The citation further reads, “Yours is a crusade which has relentlessly lobbied for the rights of women and restoration of social justice and gender equality.”

The award ceremony is scheduled to be held on November 11 in New Delhi. The Award carries a citation and a cash purse of Rs.2 lakh.

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