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Sunitha Krishnan


Chief Functionary & Co-Founder
Prajwala

One of India’s most passionate human rights activist who has committed her life to end sex slavery globally. Working as a full-time volunteer for the mission, Ms. Krishnan is the brain behind Prajwala’s evolution. For the last two decades her contributions to the anti-human trafficking sector has gained national and international attention. As the founding Chief Functionary and General Secretary of Prajwala she is responsible for strategic planning of all interventions. Sunitha Krishnan is the head of all Prajwala Operations and continues to expand its interventions. Ms. Krishnan is an advisor to several State Governments to develop holistic victim services and also plays an important role in the Inter-Ministerial Committee at the national level to draft comprehensive legislation on human trafficking. She was honored with the fourth highest civilian honor “Padmashree” in the year 2016. Ms. Krishnan was also declared the Tällberg Global Leader for the year 2016.