Renowned Indian women activist and Lawyer, Adv. Flavia Agnes, will be awarded the prestigious 4th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award for her exceptional contributions to the advancement of women's rights and legal reforms in India.
The award ceremony, organized by the Central Board of Dawoodi Bohra Community, Institute of Islamic Studies, Bohra Youth Sansthan Udaipur and the Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS), Mumbai, will be held on 10 February 2024. The event will commence at 7:00PM at the Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Sabhagaar at Gumaniyawala in Udaipur.
Adv. Flavia Agnes will deliver a keynote address on "Women’s Movement in India and Legal Reforms", offering insights into her decade long advocacy work aimed at empowering women and bringing about systemic changes in the legal framework to ensure gender equality.
The award, named in honor of the late Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer, a prominent Indian scholar and social activist known for his efforts towards promoting interfaith harmony and secularism, recognizes individuals who exemplify the spirit of tolerance, compassion and dedication to social justice.
Adv. Flavia Agnes's unwavering commitment to championing the rights of marginalized communities, particularly women, has earned her widespread admiration and respect both nationally and internationally. Her tireless advocacy efforts have led to significant strides in addressing gender-based discrimination and violence, and her work continues to inspire generations of activists and changemakers.
The event promises to be a momentous occasion, celebrating the remarkable achievements of Adv. Flavia Agnes and reaffirming the collective commitment to advancing the cause of gender equality and social justice in India and beyond.