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MRS. SUTAPA CHAKRABORTY

About

Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty and Keertika are one and the same.

She has also been instrumental in coordination of government sponsored and NGO-run networking and liaison-building initiatives and other autonomous and constituted bodies/agencies with more than two decades’ interactions with and close handling of project and programme-related matters concerning the following: Department of Social and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal; the Directorate of Correctional Services, Govt. of West Bengal; West Bengal Commission for Women; Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of West Bengal.

Sutapa Chakraborty
Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty

Her Areas of Specialization (Women’s Right Endeavors)

  • Rights and entitlements of women inmates, including non-criminal lunatics, of correctional homes; victims of domestic violence and other forms of sexual abuse, assault and harassment of women and girl children
  • Rights and entitlements of physically challenged persons with a special focus on differently abled women and girls
  • Rights and entitlements of persons suffering from and potentially exposed to HIV/AIDS
  • Entitlements of exploited and oppressed women’s rights to property
  • Entitlements of women’s rights to safe environment and accountable governance (right to information)

Areas of Specialization (Civil Society Work-General)

  • Planning, supervision and monitoring of NGO-run service delivery projects /programmes.
  • Planning, supervision and monitoring of NGO-run capacity-building, awareness-generating and advocacy-oriented projects/programmes.
  • Participation in and coordination of government sponsored and NGO-run networking and liaison-building initiatives and other autonomous and constituted bodies/agencies. (More than two decades’ interactions with and close handling of project and programme-related matters concerning the following: Department of Social and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal; the Directorate of Correctional Services, Govt. of West Bengal; West Bengal Commission for Women; Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of West Bengal.
  • Orchestration and evaluation of campaigns and advocacy programmes.
  • Organization of workshops, seminars, symposia and training programmes.
  • Administration and supervision of a short-stay shelter for women in difficult circumstances under the Swadhar Scheme of the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India
  • Administration and supervision of a short-stay shelter for abused and trafficked girl children under a Hope Foundation-funded project.

She has been highly proactive in the past as

  • Senior Director, Human Rights Law Network, Kolkata
  • Special Officer, Calcutta High Court (In-charge of rehabilitation of non-criminal lunatic inmates of correctional homes in West Bengal)
  • In-House Counselor, Family Counseling Centre, Legal Aid Services-West Bengal (LASWEB), Kolkata
  • Member, Executive Committee, Maitree, the leading network of more than 50 women’s rights organizations
  • Member, South-East Asian Wing, Soroptomist’s International
  • Member, State Secretariat, Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL)

SHE HAS KEPT UP HER GOOD WORK AS

Vice Chairperson, Legal Aid Services-West Bengal (LASWEB), Kolkata

Judge, Lok Adalats, KMC, State Bank of India & State Legal Services Authority