Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, President1>
Founding Member and Co-Director of HAQ: Centre for Child Rights
Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, is a development researcher and a child rights activist. She is a founding member and Co-Director of HAQ: Centre for Child Rights.
She has been involved in Research, Advocacy and Training on wide-ranging socio-legal issues such as development-induced displacement and issues concerning women and children, including women in the unorganized sector for the last 25 years. Her areas of research include legal rights and reproductive health of women, child labour, laws and policies governing children, education and violence.
She has conducted numerous trainings with activists, teachers, police and children too, and participated in national and international forums on gender justice and child rights. Enakshi is engaged in advocacy for assessing and reform of laws and policies concerning children, the more recent ones being the XIth Plan, the National Commission for Children, the National Plan of Action for Children, 2005. She has published several books, legal manuals, papers and articles and has been awarded the Ashoka Fellowship