Ms Karminder Kaur

Ms Karminder Kaur has been working in the field of eliminating domestic violence against women and prohibiting child marriages for the last nine years. Prior to this, she was in the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Wing of the Haryana State Resource Centre, which works on adult literacy and gender sensitisation in Haryana. She has made a mark as Protection Officer-cum-Child Marriage Prohibition Officer of Rohtak and Jind, and was presented with the state-level Woman Achiever Award by the Haryana Government in 2017. Selected for her achievements and outstanding work in the field, Ms Kaur has been recognised for her exemplary performance in preventing child marriages and checking instances of domestic violence in these two districts. She was also awarded by the State Commission for Women during the International Women’s Day programme held in Gurugram in 2017, and honoured by the Rohtak district administration on Independence Day in 2010 and on Republic Day in 2016.

She represented Haryana in an episode of the Aamir Khan production, ‘Satyamev Jayate’ that focused on female foeticide. She has published articles on different social issues in Dainik Tribune and other newspapers.