Safe Goa nominated for Sandvik India Gender Awards 2018

Chinmayi S K was selected as a finalist in the Individual category of the Sandvik India Gender Awards, 2018 for the Safe Goa project, which was conceived and executed as an initiative of The Bachchao Project.

Sandvik India received 384 applications for the award, out of which 129 were long-listed. Subsequently, 24 were selected for the final round across 8 categories. Chinmayi S K was among the top 3 finalists in the Individual category.

The award distribution ceremony was held in Pune on 25th May 2018.

The Bachchao Project is a techno-feminist collective that undertakes community-centric efforts to develop and support open source technologies and technical frameworks with the goals of mitigating gender-based violence and working towards equal rights for women, LGBTQIA people, and gender non-conforming groups. We conduct research and advocacy in all the above areas and guide communities in determining appropriate technological interventions for themselves.

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