Sr. Sudha Varghese

  • 2023 Recipient, Development & Welfare of Women and Children

My journey with the most marginalised Musahar community people has impacted my life as a person. We concentrated on the women and oriented them for educating their children and to learn the habit of saving. My community women did not know that rape is a crime, so I had to explain this to them and took them to the police station to file the first rape case of an adolescent girl. Over the 21 years, I lived with this community, I have lived a thousand deaths and lived a thousand lives. Being with my people, my life has become very meaningful, and I can say YES to any circumstances that may come.

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