Supporters of Indian NGOs' Campaign for Comprehensive Legislation on Domestic Violence

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June 19, 2006

February 27, 2002

WLP thanks the following individuals for joining in the global effort to urge the Government of India to implement comprehensive legislation adequately addressing all aspects of domestic violence against Indian women.

Srividya Akella (USA), Association for India's Development

Tanweer Akram (Malaysia), A. T. Kearney

Lakshmi Anantnarayan (USA)

Gwendolyn S. Andersen, Energy Analyst, Chemonics International

Adria Armbrister (USA), Associate Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

Andrea Bible

Christiane Bird, Writer

Jean Bruggeman (USA), Legal Services Coordinator, Boat People SOS, Inc.

Charlotte Bunch (USA), Executive Director, Center for Women's Global Leadership

Leslie J. Calman (USA), Executive Vice President, NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund

Debjani Pal Chaudhuri

Melinda Coolidge, Tufts University

Karen Cunningham (USA), NAPIL Fellow/Staff Attorney, Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)

Deepa Davis (USA), Client Advocate, South Asian Women's Empowerment and Resource Alliance

Justin DeNormandie (India), Special Assistant to the Managing Director, Population Services International

Manisha Desai, Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Nimish B. Desai (USA), Project Manager, EA Engineering, Science and Technology

Carolina Díaz-Walls (Mexico), Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Chitra Divakaruni (USA), Writer and Activist, Maitri

Vasantha Erraguntla (USA), Board member, SAWERA: South Asian Women's Empowerment and Resource Alliance

Alda Facio (Costa Rica), Director of the Women, Justice and Gender Program, United Nations Latin American Institute for Crime Prevention

Kristina Filipovich (USA), Women's Rights Consultant

Hiroko Fujii (Japan), International Center for the Rights of the Child

Emiko Fujioka (Japan), International Center for the Rights of the Child

Veronica George, Syracuse University

Angela Gianato, Analyst, A.T. Kearney

Mike Gifford (Canada), President, OpenConcept Consulting

Anita Govindarajan (USA), Board Member, SAWERA

Bulbul Gupta

Raj Gupta

Reva Gupta (USA), Legislative Assistant, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

Jeannette Gurung (UK), Researcher, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Tyrell Haberkorn, Cornell University

Eriko Harada (Japan), Domestic Violence Support Center

Jacquie Harper (USA), Director of Women's Services, Northeastern Illinois University

Koshiba Hisako (Japan)

Sumiko Honda (Japan), Asian Women's Center

Pinar Ilkkaracan (Turkey), Women for Women's Human Rights - New Ways

Anu Jain (USA), Chief Financial Officer, ISM Inc.

Ashim Jain (USA)

Brooke Johnson, Advocacy Consultant, U.S. Committee for United Nations Population Fund

Kalaiselvan (India), Awakes

Kyoko Katsuki (Japan), Kurume Gender Equality Center

Sarah Kelser, Women's and Gender Studies Program, American University

Tamil Kendall (Mexico), Consultant, Women and HIV/AIDS, La Red Mexicana de Personas que Viven con VIH/SIDA

Mari Kikuchi (Japan)

Leni Marin (USA), Managing Director, Family Violence Prevention Fund

Kazumi Matsuo (Japan)

Aparna Mehrotra, Focal Point for Women, United Nations

Kashmira Mehta (USA), Holistic Health Counselor, Ginger Essence

Peali Mitra (USA), Volunteer, MANAVI

Ashok K. Mittal (India), Associate Professor, Hindu College, New Delhi

Yoshiko Nagai (Japan), Japan Accountability Caucus, Beijing

Rugmani Nayar (USA), Teacher

Kumi Naidoo (South Africa), Secretary General/CEO, CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation

Anita Narayan

Sofia Neves (Portugal)

Maria Nicolo, A Woman's Place Project, Inc.

James M. Nordlund (USA)

Anna Nsubuga (UK)

Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng (Uganda), Director, Isis-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE)

Juliet Were Oguttu (Uganda), Asst. Programme Officer, Isis-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE)

Noriko Ohira (Japan), Free the Children Japan

Yuiko Oomae (Japan)

Jennifer Leigh Peterson (USA), Researcher/Organizer, Public Citizen

Lisa M. Pettitt, Ph.D., Board Member, Colorado Women's Agenda

Dr. Manjiri Prabhu (India), Shobha Foundation

Edith Pringle (South Australia), Independent Political Candidate

Wendy Quinlan-Gagnon (Canada), Executive Director, SATI International

Kate Radcliffe (Canada), Programs Manager, Marguerite Dixon Transition Society

Madhu Rao (USA), Asst. Director of Communications, US Committee for UN Population Fund

Sapana Rawat (India), AID INDIA

Mia M. Roman (USA), Center for Women's Global Leadership

Maria Concepcion Guzman Salazar (Mexico), Coordinadora Ejecutiva, Grupo De Mujeres "Alaide Foppa"

Tsuyako Sasahara (Japan), Women's Shelter Kakekomi Aichi

Birte Susanne Scholz (USA), Attorney

Nalini Shekar (USA), Individual women's activist

Aparna Shivaswamy (USA), Software Engineer, LSI Logic

Azue Sibasaki (Japan), NPO

Satou Sizu (Japan), Niigata Women's Space

MG Sreekala (India), Northeast Network

Maunica Sthanki

Sachiko Stone (Japan), Senior Officer, Gifu Prefectural Government

Elmira Suleymanova (Azerbaijan), President, Azerbaijan Women and Development Centre

Sakai Takayuki (Japan), Amnesty International Japan

Dharma Tejus

Gabriela Torres (Panama), Apronad

Ragini Tripathi

Ruzana Udin (Malaysia), Programme Coordinator

Ushma Upadhyay (USA), Research Writer, Johns Hopkins University

Aniruddha Vaidya, PhD (USA), Computer Engineer

K.C. Valsarajan (India), Managing Trustee, Centre for Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment

Vella (France), Research Scholar, University Bordeaux III, IFP

Usha Venkatachallam (USA), Solutions Architect, Beaconfire Consulting

Sujata Warrier, Ph.D (USA), Director of Health Care Bureau, New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Jeredine Williams (USA), Executive Director, Migrant and Refugee Cultural Support, Inc.

Teresa Wilson (USA), Grail

Tomomi Yamada (Japan), Amnesty International

Motoko Yamagishi (Japan), Solidarity Center for Migrants

Wen-Hua Yang (USA), Human Rights Watch

Nanako Yoneyama (Japan), Abused Women's Shelter

Sawano Yuuki (Japan), The Women's Studies Society of Japan

Sheuli Zakia, City University of New York

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