Suchitra Sheth

Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2000
SETU- Centre for Social Knowledge and Action

Citation

This profile was prepared when Suchitra Sheth was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Introduction
A dedicated children's rights activist, Suchitra Sheth is bringing major changes to Gujarat's state-run homes for children, turning them into vibrant and professional rehabilitation centers. Using art and culture with the children–and the arts of diplomacy and cooperation with government staff–she is reviving a new sense of responsibility and hope for Gujarat's forgotten youth.
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