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8 Indian Women who are Fighting for Furry Friends

Animal Welfare Day

The Greatness of a Nation, and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Meet the fearless ladies who fight for our furry friends 1. Gauri Maulekhi - Trustee of "People for Animals", Awardee of Nari Shakti Puraskar. 2. Sahana Ramdas - Animal Rights Lawyer, wildlife and environmental advocate, first Indian to receive International Advocates Animal Law LLM Scholarship 3. Anoopa Anand - Founder of "Nanny Woof" - a foster shelter for abused, abandoned animals 4. Tanvi Vaidyanathan - Marine Scientist, PhD candidate at Project Seahorse, Institute of Oceans and Fisheries 5. Krithi Karanth - Conservative Biologist, Associate Conservation Scientist at Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, Executive Director at Center for Wildlife Studies. 6. Prerna Singh Bindra - India’s leading environmental journalists and a widely published author, member of India’s National Board for Wildlife, advocate for the conservation of wildlife habitats and critically endangered species. 7. Trisha Krishnan - Advocate against Animal Testing and lab experimentation, PETA associate, the famous Tamil Actress promotes the adoption of stray animals as well. 8. Uma Ramakrishnan - A molecular ecologist working as an associate professor at NCBS, Uma and her team work on the conservation of endangered mammals of the Indian subcontinent such as wild cats, leopards and macaque monkeys. A Tiger Conservationist, member of National Board for Wildlife, a Ramanujan fellow and a DAE Outstanding scientist.

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