GUWAHATI, Oct 4 - Social activist and anti-witch hunting crusader Birubala Rabha has been chosen for the Women�s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) 2018 Award for women�s creativity in rural life.
The WWSF annually awards ten prizewinners with US $1,000 per laureate to acknowledge their contributions and creative efforts to improve the quality of life by sharing knowledge, protecting the environment, rising up for women�s rights, and participating in the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) UN Agenda 2030.
Rabha is among the ten laureates chosen by the international prize jury among the nominations received this year.
Elly Pradervand, president/CEO of WWSF, in an email communication to The Assam Tribune, paid tributes to Rabha, saying, �She is a gem and the world needs to learn from all these remarkable women who right the wrong in so many places. We are privileged to honor her.�