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Member’s Profile

Yogita Chakraborty

A post graduate in Disaster Management, equivalent to MBA, has almost 14 years experience in different functional and technical areas related to, Social development, Women empowerment, gender sensitization, Sexual harassment on women and children. Mrs. Chakraborty has been appointed as Member to various committees formed by government as well as non-government agencies on education, nutrition and health of women and children. Mrs. Yogita’s long drawn vision of youth entrepreneurship and women empowerment has been translated into launch of various movements in and around Delhi. “Youth for Cause” in September 2009 successfully promoted youth as a social change agent through harnessing their entrepreneurial skills. Her Women empowerment valiant expression in “Uththan”

Sandhya Laxmi C.

Sandhya Lakshmi C. has an overall work experience of 12 years. Out of this, she has been working in the development sector for over 10 years mainly in child rights issues. She currently works with Action Aid and prior to this, was engaged with Bachpan Bachao Andolan for over 6 years. She also brings an experience of market research for 2 years at the beginning of her career.

She has a good understanding of child protection issues especially trafficking of children, child labour and missing children. The growing problem of missing children especially from the most backward sections of the country has captured her interest and she along with like minded colleagues has been focusing her energies on working on these issues. Currently the team she works with is engaged in raising awareness on missing children as a preventive measure.

Dinanath Chauhan

Dinanath Chauhan has been working on the issue of child rights especially on missing children since 2007. In an overall work experience of more than 8 years, Mr. Dinanath was involved with several child rights organizations in Delhi. He started his carrier as Advocacy Coordinator in Nav-shrishti on the issue of missing children in 2007. In 2009 he joined Bachpan Bachao Andolan and worked for almost 5 years on the issue. He was also involved actively in creation of missing children cell in Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (hereinafter DCPCR) and remained engaged with the cell for almost 2 years.

Mr. Dinanath is one of the lead ideator of the work on missing children in Delhi after popular Nithari case. His ground level work on the issue led to formation of a network of 400 parents of missing children in Delhi NCR. In 2013 Mr. Dinanth founded “Paramjyoti Sewa Foundation” a civil society organization working especially on the issue of missing children. Currently, Mr. Dinanath is working with DCPCR, Delhi Legal Services Authority and Delhi Police on community awareness and searching of missing children in North-eastern region of Delhi NCR.