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Theilin Phanbuh

Theilin Phanbuh
Born (1946-04-13) 13 April 1946 (age 73)
OccupationSocial worker
Known forSocial service
AwardsPadma Shri

Theilin Phanbuh is an Indian social worker and the chairperson of the Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW).[1][2] Born on 13 April 1946 in Shillong in the Northeast Indian state of Meghalaya,[3] she is reported to have been actively involved with the socio-cultural milieu of the state,[4][5] especially in cases where women's rights are challenged[6][7] and delivers lectures on the topic.[8] The Government of India awarded her the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2005, for her contributions to Indian society.[9][10]

References

  1. ^ "Theilin Phanbuh is MSCW Chairperson". Meghalaya Times. 11 January 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  2. ^ "MEMBERS OF THE MEGHALAYA STATE COMMISSION FOR WOMEN". MEGHALAYA STATE COMMISSION FOR WOMEN. 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Autographs of the Recipients of Padma Shri". Indian Autographs. 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Slow trials embolden criminals: Phanbuh". Shillong TImes. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Poor response to vaccination programmes worries Phanbuh". Shillong Times. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Women's Commission Seeks Report on Tribal Woman's Death in Police Station". ND TV. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Take stern action against girl's murderer". Oh Meghalaya. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  8. ^ "Women's Cell". Shillong College. 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Padma Awards for Dixit, Shah Rukh". Tribune. 25 January 2005. Retrieved 4 December 2015.