FARHAT AMIN – ODISHA
Ms Farhat Amin is a post-graduate in English Literature and has done her PG diploma in Ecology & Environment, Journalism & mass Communication and Diploma in Cartooning.
For more than a decade she worked as a journalist and has written and sketched for various local, national and international dailies, magazines and journals. She also has experience in teaching communicative English to school, college students and professionals in various educational institutions.
For the past six years she has been actively working for the rights of marginalized women in 5 districts of her state, Odisha. As secretary of BIRD (Bold Initiative Research and Documentation and State Convenor of BMMA (Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Aandolan), she has tried her level best through various right based activities on education, livelihood, Constitutional & Muslim personal Law and Health to orient and aware the community members and sensitize the stakeholders respectively to help the poor and needy to get their entitlements.
Her sincere endeavors to help the community has fetched her various awards in and outside the state.