Binalakshmi Nepram


Indian Writer and Activist

Binalakshmi Nepram is an Indian writer and activist from Manipur, Bina has been put in the list of the world’s 100 most influential people when it comes to the armed violence reduction struggle. She not only co- founded the Control Arms Foundation of India, but was also a key player in setting up the Manipuri Women Gun Survivor Network, to help women affected by the civilian attacks that happen because of AFSPA. She is an Ashoka fellow who has also been awarded the Dalai Lama Foundation Peace Scholar award, and she represents India in the UN on issues (apart from armed violence) such as International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) and Cluster Munitions Coalition.

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