Priya’s Shakti honored by UN Women as “Gender Equality Champion”.

“Speak without shame and stand up with love for women’s equality, and bring about the change we all want to see.”

Priya’s Shakti honored by UN Women as Gender Equality Champion

Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni is one of the co-creators of Priya’s Shakti, and a proud #HeforShe supporter. The female superhero in his comic book, Priya, is a rape survivor who fights against gender-based sexual violence in India and around the world. The character has become a global phenomenon and has contributed to a national debate in India about the treatment of rape survivors, as well as a series of murals in Mumbai. The comic book was co-created by poet Vikas K. Menon, artist Dan Goldman and producer Lina Srivastava. More info.