India: Ms. Rita Panicker awarded the Woman of the year
The founder Director of Butterflies, Ms Rita Panicker, was awarded the Woman of the Year 2012 recently by Vanitha, a leading magazine from Kerala in South India. The award was conferred to Ms Panicker in recognition to her contribution in the field of education, health, protection of child rights and vocational training for thousands of street children in the last 24 years.
Ms. Rita Panicker who has been working for street children and working children in Delhi, Andaman and Uttarakhand through her organization Butterflies, has been adjudged as Vanitha woman of the year 2012. Vanitha, an Indian Magazine published fortnightly by the Malayala Manorama Group instituted this award to acknowledge the work done by Malayali women to serve our society.
Reference: Kerala Government