IANSA member in India honoured for work with women gun survivors

Binalakshmi Nepram of the Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network (MWGSN) and Control Arms Foundation of India (CAFI) has been awarded the annual Real Heroes Prize by India's leading television channel CNN IBN and the company Reliance Industries. Binalakshmi and both organisations were honoured for their efforts to empower women survivors of gun violence in the Manipur region where 20,000 people have lost their lives in armed conflict for the last decades.In a joint statement the organisations said “[we] thank our friends, supporters and well wishers for all your continued support and commitment to our work. This award is a testimony of how we can work together to bring peace, justice and disarmament as powerful meaningful movements which touch our lives”.