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Parosha Chandran has been honoured with a Trafficking in Persons Hero Award 2015
27 Jul 2015
On Monday 27 July 2015 at a ceremony at the State Department in Washington DC, Parosha Chandran was presented with the Trafficking in Persons Report Hero Award 2015 by John Kerry, US Secretary of State.
In naming Parosha Chandran as “one of the world’s leading practitioners” in the field of human trafficking and modern slavery, she was described by Mr Kerry as being an:
“…extraordinarily dedicated human rights barrister…[who has shaped] the development of national and international law and policy on human trafficking in the United Kingdom and abroad. With a rare multi-disciplinary perspective, she has set critical legal precedents to protect the rights of trafficking victims.”
In particular Parosha was honoured with the Trafficking in Persons Hero award by the US Department of State for:
“…her tireless efforts to develop and advance national and international law and policy on human trafficking in the United Kingdom and abroad, her unwavering commitment to protecting victims, and her unparalleled achievement in providing legal services to survivors of modern slavery”