CII Woman Exemplar Awards 2014 Lata Mane
Lata Mane is the recipient of the CII Woman Exemplar Award 2014 in the field of Health for her catalytic efforts in bringing hope, inspiration, confidence and dignity to Female Sex Workers by fighting social stigma, creating awareness and spreading education in one of the slum area in Ghatkopar Area of Mumbai city of Maharashtra State.
Nominated for the Award by Santosh Kasle, Chairman, VIJAY KRIDA MANDAL where Lata Mane serves as a Out Reach Worker, she is working on project for Prevention of HIV-AIDS in brothel based Female Sex Workers that encompass health education, stigma reduction, sexual and reproductive health, psychological support to the FSWs suffering from HIV/ AIDS. Through her relentless efforts, she has been able to reach more than 500 Female Sex Workers in mobilizing community for collective action against stigma and discrimination. Read more about her here