Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2002
Child Protection program
This description of Maharukh Adenwalla's work was prepared when Maharukh Adenwalla was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Maharukh Adenwalla, a lawyer, has mounted a child rights campaign through individuals, organizations, and the judicial system. She is using case law to push legislation protecting children in distress, while educating the public on legal interventions that are available to children and current inadequacies of the law that must be addressed.
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