Asian Law College (ALC) will be organizing a Live Interactive WEBINAR on ‘The Art of Living a Fearless Life’ by Laxmi Agarwal for itsl B.A.LL.B. & LL.B. students and law aspirants on Tuesday, 19th May 2020 at 4.00 pm.
Laxmi Agarwal (born 1 June 1990) is an Indian acid attack survivor, a campaigner for rights of acid attack victims and a TV host. She has established grassroots campaigns for tackling the surge of acid attacks and one of her petitions has led the Supreme Court to order the central and state governments to regulate the sale of acid and the Parliament to recognize Acid Attack as a Crime within the framework of law. She was the former director of Chhanv Foundation, a NGO dedicated to help acid attack survivors in India.
In 2019, she was honoured with the International Women Empowerment Award from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, and UNICEF for her campaign Stop Sale of Acid. In 2014, she has received the International Women of Courage award by the hands of the then first Lady of the USA, Michelle Obama. The movie Chhapaak is based on her life and stars Deepika Padukone in her role.
Since this WEBINAR will be a closed session, students need to register for the same. In order to attend the session, register here: https://forms.gle/3BgNEdRaULhJvvtv7