Lawyer in the horrific rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu’s Kathua district, Deepika Singh Rajawat, recently received the “Humanitarian 2018 Award” at the 16th Annual Festival of Mothers by Trinjan. Over 1,000 people attended the event held in Vancouver, Canada.
As part of Rajawat’s compelling keynote speech to the audience, she asked for a show of hands from the audience members who would vow to join the fight to help the underprivileged seek justice. Every single person in the audience raised their hand, and many wept as they visualised the horrific death of the nomad girl, the press statement said.

Trinjan has promised to invite Rajawat back to Canada for another event in the near future because of the tremendous response generated by her appearance in her first trip abroad

“You are not alone in your fight, Deepika. We are with you. All of us are with you,” remarked Amy Ghuman, one of the event’s organizers. When asked about what advice she would give to someone facing abuse right now, Rajawat urged them to seek help by breaking their silence. “The law is there to protect you. Report the abuse to the authorities to start the road to justice,” stated Rajawat.

Trinjan has promised to invite Rajawat back to Canada for another event in the near future because of the tremendous response generated by her appearance in her first trip abroad.

Earlier this month, Rajawat also won the ‘Woman of the Year’ award by the Indian Merchants Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ladies Wing. The award was presented at a ceremony organised in Mumbai.

Rajawat stood up for the young Kathua girl when no one cared for her death. She firmly took up the case and is fighting for justice in the face of hostility, abuse and ostracization.

SheThePeople.TV salutes Rajawat for her grit and determination!

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