Dear friends and well wishers,
This is to share the happy news that Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network has been nominated for CNN IBN Indian of the Year Award 2011 in public service category. The selection process involves a three tier process of which public voting is the final one.
Our women-led organisation was set up to support women survivors of gun violence in Manipur in 2004. Due to violence, every year 300 widows are born in the state due to insurgency and counter-insurgency operations. To help widows get on with their lives, we set up the organisation.
For more information on our network, you can call us at 9891210274 for email us at Binalakshmi@gmail.com or see the short 4 minute video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENz5vXxRzgc
Last date of voting is Wednesday, 8th December. Please log on your name, email and phone number at this website http://www.indianoftheyear.com/publicservice-vote11.php and vote for us in public service category.
Thanking you for your support,
Founder, Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network
Secretary General, Control Arms Foundation of India
Email: Binalakshmi@gmail.com Mobile : +91-9891210264
Address for correspondence : B 5/146, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-110029, India.
Phone: +9-11-46018541 Fax: +91-11-26166234.Website / Blog: http://www.cafi-online.org/ & http://neiwip.blogspot.com/
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