Nighat Shafi

Ms. Nighat Shafi

  • 2012
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Ms. Nighat Shafi exemplifies a mother figure – composed and warm, yet stern. She spent most of her life looking after her children and shielding them from the militancy that hit her home state of Kashmir. But when she moved back to Srinagar from Delhi, in 1995, and saw families and children torn by militancy, Ms. Shafi’s life took a new turn. She realized that the scars of the ugly incidents of killings by militants and the army are very deep. At a time when hardly any woman w .... Read More