Binalakshmi Nepram

Binalakshmi Nepram was born in the state of Manipur in India's Northeast Region. She is an author-civil rights activist who is spearheading work on making women-led disarmament a movement and meaningful issue. In 2004, Bina co-founded India's first civil society organisation dedicated to conventional disarmament issues, the Control Arms Foundation of India. And in 2007 in order to help thousands of women who survived gun violence in her home-state, Bina launched the Manipur Women Gun Survivor Network.