Dr Maratha Farrell Indian social work congress in New Delhi.
In the 6th Indian social work congress in New Delhi, late Dr Maratha Farrell has been honoured by lifetime achievement award.
Dr Maratha Farrell was recognized for her lifelong work towards gender equality, women empowerment, and prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace.
Dr Maratha Farrell was born on 5 June 1959 in New Delhi.
Dr Maratha Farrell studied English literature at Delhi University and did master of social work at the Delhi school of social work.
Dr Maratha Farrell completed her PhD from Jamia Millia Islamia in 2013.
Dr Maratha Farrell began her career in 1981 as a literacy worker at Ankur, an NGO working for women's literacy and empowerment in Delhi.
In 2014 she published her first Indian book on the subject Gender discrimination and prevention of sexual harassment in the organization.
Dr Maratha Farrell wrote many other books on other issues related to it Adult education, Environment, occupational health and safety, Gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment.
Dr Maratha Farrell was among 14 people killed in terrorist attack on a guest house in Kabul, Afganistan on 13 May 2015.
Dr Maratha Farrell has been leading a gender training workshop with the Aga Khan Foundation in Kabul at the time of the attack.