Sunitha Krishnan

1972 - Today

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Sunitha Krishnan (born 1972) is an Indian social activist and chief functionary and co-founder of Prajwala, a non-governmental organization that rescues, rehabilitates and reintegrates sex-trafficked victims into society.Krishnan works in the areas of anti-human trafficking and social policy. Her organization, Prajwala shelters rescued women and children and set up one of the largest rehabilitation homes in the country. She is making it possible for NGOs organizations to manage jointly a range of protective and rehabilitative services for women and children who have been trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sunitha Krishnan has received more than 379,958 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Sunitha Krishnan is the 526th most popular social activist, the 1,110th most popular biography from India and the 36th most popular Indian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Sunitha Krishnan ranks 526 out of 544Before her are Mukhtar Mai, Hande Kader, Fartuun Adan, Saadet Özkan, Rouzan al-Najjar, and Linda Sarsour. After her are Farhad Fatkullin, Laxmi Agarwal, Emma González, Selena Rocky Malone, Valdete Idrizi, and Sarah Hegazi.

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Among people born in 1972, Sunitha Krishnan ranks 861Before her are Hema Upadhyay, Denise Lewis, Mark Kinsella, Matt Kenseth, Dana Perino, and Paul Dickov. After her are Mandira Bedi, Tully Bevilaqua, Robert Webb, Tiffeny Milbrett, Nicky Morgan, and Kenji Wakamatsu.

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Among people born in India, Sunitha Krishnan ranks 1,110 out of 1,227Before her are Mahie Gill (1975), Gagan Narang (1983), Vijender Singh (1985), Chitrangada Singh (1976), Shweta Tiwari (1980), and Karthi (1977). After her are Hansika Motwani (1991), Monali Thakur (1980), Kartik Aaryan (1990), Rashmika Mandanna (1996), Sai Pallavi (1992), and Sherlyn Chopra (1984).


Among social activists born in India, Sunitha Krishnan ranks 36Before her are Nirmala Deshpande (1929), Shivakumara Swami (1907), Medha Patkar (1954), Jadav Payeng (1963), Gauri Lankesh (1962), and Irom Chanu Sharmila (1972). After her are Laxmi Agarwal (1990).

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