Ms. Lily Thapa, Founder President of WHR was awarded the important Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Samman on 17 July during the inaugural function of South Asian Regional Workshop on “Together We Can” organized by SANWED (South Asian Network for Widows’ Empowerment in Development) in coordination with Women for Human Rights, Single Women Group (WHR) on 17th July 2017.
Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Samman is an award in the memory of an extraordinary woman. The award is established by women, for women and is about women. The award is presented annually to a woman who has dared to dream and has the capability to translate that dream into reality. Smt. Modi was a champion of women’s causes and was driven by the motto “work is worship”. Late Smt. Modi is a legend today.