3 Kashmiri Women Selected for Kalinga Fellowship

Srinagar: With an objective to build a set of breakthrough strategies that would create zero tolerance towards violence against girls in Odisha, corporate leaders and representatives of the civil society from 40 countries including three Kashmiri women Monisa Qadri, Natasha Rather and Ifra Butt came together for The Kalinga Fellowship strategy event from 6th of this month in Bhubhaneshwar. 

This fellowship is a joint partnership by The Bridge Institute, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Dasra, FXB Suraksha, Neeti Foundation, Ashoka India and Odisha Government.

The fellowship aims to create a cohesive governance team that would work together to drive these strategies through and after the workshop which is seen as a potential future role model for solving this seemingly impossible challenges by other states. The event concluded with the presentation of eight big ideas that emerged from the workshop to the Govt. of Odisha.

Leaders of big companies like Apple, HSBC, Google, MARS, So Just Add Water and Dentsu Aegis as well as NGOs like FXB, BRIDGE, Ashoka, HHH, Pearson, Lakhyam, Prajwala, EKJUT, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and others participated.

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