Voting for Human Dignity Award 2014/15

Die Ermittlung der Preisträger für den Roland Berger Preis für Menschenwürde erfolgt einmal jährlich in einem fünfstufigen Auswahlverfahren. Sie können dazu beitragen, dass Ihr Kandidat in die Shortlist für die Jury aufgenommen wird. Die Personen oder Organisationen, die hier die meisten Stimmen haben, werden dem Preisvergabekomitee zur Bestimmung des Preisträgers mit vorgelegt. Das Voting für den Roland Berger Preis für Menschenwürde 2014/15 endete am 10. Dezember 2013 (Tag der Menschenrechte) um 0:00 Uhr MEZ.

Untold numbers of individuals and organizations all over the world are standing up for human rights – often in exemplary ways. The Roland Berger Foundation honors such champions of human dignity each year. We select one, two or, at most, three and confer on them the Roland Berger Human Dignity Award. The annual award is endowed with up to EUR 1 million. Proposals can be submitted to us by anyone who knows the work of those who have set an example. You, too, can suggest a candidate for the award. Having examined the validity of your suggestions, we will post them on this blog for voting by site visitors. The ones that receive the most votes will be included on our shortlist of up to ten candidates. The independent Awards Committee will then arrive at its decision. Voting for the Roland Berger Human Dignity Award 2014/15 closed December 10th 2013 (Human Rights Day) at 00:00 CET. We look forward to receiving your proposals!

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Submitted by: Imran Anjum

Anjum Raza Mattu

I nominating Mr. Anjum Raza Mattu for Human Dignity award due to his efforts to improve human right situations and eliminate bondage in Punjab. Some of his achievements in various sectors are described in the following section on the basis of which he should be awarded. Record of combating human rights violations by innovative means: […]

Submitted by: Sally Reed

Anuradha Koirala

Founder of Maiti Nepal, fighting against sex trafficking of Nepali girls and women for 20 years, she has created an extraordinary NGO: Maiti Nepal. Anuradha is a crusader for women’s rights and the basic human dignity deserved by every female, especially in a society in which they are currently not valued or appreciated. She operates […]

Submitted by: Suwish

Dil Shova Shrestha

Dil Shova Shrestha has been running mother’s home in Kathmandu and providing protection & support to elderly people expelled from their house and poor children since last 17 years. Aama ko Ghar, a shelter for elderly women, was established by Mrs. Dil Shova Shrestha in 1998 at her own home at Soaltee Mode, Rabi Bhawan. […]

Submitted by: Shruti Nagvanshi


Dr COLIN GONSALVES Founder, Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India Colin Gonsalves is the Founder of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), India’s leading public interest law group. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mr. Gonsalves started his professional life as a civil engineer but was drawn into […]


Dudu sitan Tamang

She is good enough for this award because she started to work in the rural areas to incourage the people to fight for women’s rights. So i strongly recommend her name.

Submitted by: Vijay Shintri

Fr. Jacob P. J.

Fr. Jacob is the only Priest in India to be elected as Member of Legislative Assembly and being a Priest too. He has worked for nearly 5 decades to bring up the level of Rural Women into the Society’s Mainstream. He believes and believed in Gandhian Method of Non-Violence, Satyagraha, Fast Unto Death etc to […]

Submitted by: Sana Mushtaq

Insan Dost Association (IDA)

IDA has been successfully contributing to improve the human rights situations in Punjab, Pakistan through its various initiatives. The detailed nomination is enclosed.

Submitted by: Buddha Halder

Kirity Roy

‘One man in India has defied threats, arrests, raids and a bombing to carry on fighting against brutality and injustice.’- Amnesty International (can be cited at Kirity Roy started out as a young political activist in West Bengal, India. He has since spent decades exposing human rights abuses and fighting injustice. His work has […]

Submitted by: Sudarshan Pradhan

Mr. Akhand

Akhand is an Independent grass-root rural Journalist and Human Rights Defender from India. He is the one of the founding members of India Media Centre (IMC), which works for the upliftment of the marginalised sections of the society and protection of their human rights. He leads a cultural movement for peace and national integration and […]

Submitted by: Mr. Mahesh Ruparelia

Mrs. Triveni Acharya

Until 2005 she was a journalist and was also assisting her husband to rescue, rehabilitate and repatriate victims of human trafficking, trafficked from India, Nepal and Bangladesh and sold for forced prostitution in India. Due to her excellent contacts with police and the government authorities, her assistance has been very useful in attaining the goal […]