Women's Rights Exchange » Mallika Dutt

President and CEO, Breakthrough

Mallika DuttMallika Dutt is the President and CEO of Breakthrough, an international human rights organization that uses media and popular culture to promote values of dignity, equality and justice. Until December 2000, Mallika was the Program Officer for the Human Rights & Social Justice Program at the Ford Foundation’s New Delhi office. She focused on addressing the rights of marginalized communities like dalits, adivasis, and women. Dutt also served as the Associate Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, where she held the first US meeting to create links between human rights domestically and abroad. Mallika authored the widely-referenced With Liberty and Justice for All: Women's Human Rights in the United States. She was also the co-author of the globally utilized manual, Local Action Global Change: Learning About the Human Rights of Women and Girls.

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