CNN Hero of the Year 2010: Anuradha Koirala

Nov 23 08:52 2010 cathy chen Print This Article

The 61-year-old Nepalese woman Anuradha Koirala  has ever rescued more than million women suffering domestic violance , won the CNN Hero of the Year 2010

CNN Hero of the Year

CNN Hero of the Year Hosted by American CNN Cable News Network has held the worldwide online voting activity. After 8 weeks of voting,Guest Posting the result of CNN Hero of the Year 2010was published last weekend. The 61-year-old Nepalese woman Anuradha Koirala was awarded.

This is the fourth annual Heroes held by CNN. The expert panels firstly select ten from more than 10,000 nominations in more than 100 countries. The 10 people have made an outstanding contribution to humanitarian work to help disadvantaged groups. Through voting by netizens for 8 weeks, 61-year-old Coy Lara came to the fore.

The people who are included in the "CNN Heroes annual" top ten, are available to get 20,005 thousands U.S. dollars as prize. Top of the list Coy Lara, also receive an additional $ 100,000 (about 320 million NT dollars). She would continuously invest the money into rescuing the girl from the fire pit.

 Save child prostitutes and home violence women

During 17 years, Anuradha Koirala led the organization Maiti Nepal and jointly rescued over 10,002 thousand women and children, who have been trafficked to brothels for sexual slavery in Nepal. She said after reward, “human trafficking is a heinous crime, the shame of human nature. She called all together to create a global society, where there is no longer human trafficking, because "we have to do for our daughter"

Her own Unfortunate experience

her own unfortunately experience triggered Anuradha Koirala to start this humanitarian cause. She spent most of his time in teaching English in a primary school when she was young. However, the frequent domestic violence of her husband drove her crazy and even made her miscarriages three times. But she was helpless at that time.

Then she left her husband, and spent a part of her salary 100 dollars holding a shop to hire and support the women trafficked or suffering domestic invoice. In earlier of 1990, More and more women need her help, thus she set up a "house mother" to do more for them.

The organization "Mother House” located in Kathmandu the capital of Nepal, has offices in many places in Nepal and India. U.S. State Department estimated about 10,000 to 10,005 thousand Nepalese women are trafficked to Indian brothels each year. So the organization made great contribution to the humanitarian affairs.

The way to prevent domestic violence

The reword of Anuradha Koirala caused the hop topic of how to prevent domestic violence. The most effective way is still be confident and independent in economy. Thus if you can’t bear it, you can leave and get free. At the same time, you can get help form the local rescue center If the women did suffered the serious domestic violence, it’s better to record the process of whole thing with Digital Camcorder to take video. The Spy Cameras is the best choice.It is safe and hard to found In this way, the suffering women can get help and compensation legally.

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