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Jincy Varghese


Nominations: 2020

Category: Social Work

Location: Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

About Jincy: Anyone who knows Jincy, knows her as a fighter. She puts up a hard fight for everything she believes is a cause to fight for. She is an empathetic ... Read More

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Jincy Varghese is a software engineer working with an IT company in Mumbai. She takes a keen interest in making the world around her, a better place, especially for women and children. She started her very first campaign to increase the maternity leave to six months to facilitate six months of ex... Read More

  • The Maternity Bill Amendment Act, 2017
  • Featured on The Hindu, 05 August 2018
  • Featured on Basis, an investing platform for women, 21 May 2019
  • Featured on The Indian Express, 04 August 2018
  • Featured on Momspresso, 09 May 2019
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After her baby was fed formula milk in the hospital, Jincy is now working on the #RightToBreastfeed campaign which is asking for it to make it mandatory for hospitals to ask for parental consent before feeding formula or artificial milk to newborn babies. Her current campaign has close to over 10... Read More

  • Right To Breastfeed
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In her goal of making this world abuse free for children, she has started facilitating workshops for adults on Child Sexual Abuse with the HEAL Foundation. She firmly believes that as adults if we cannot make this world a safe space for children, we have failed tremendously as humanity. With this... Read More

  • Child Sexual Abuse
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Jincy fought tooth and nail to get the Maternity Bill passed in the parliament. The petition she had actively campaigned for while being pregnant herself was personally responded to by Ms Maneka Gandhi, the then Union Minister for Women and Child Development. After toiling really hard, this petit... Read More

  • Maternity Amendment Bill 2017
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