Chennai-based child rights advocate Lalitha Natarajan wins US’s Iqbal Masih Award

Chennai-based lawyer-activist Lalitha Natarajan has been awarded the 2023 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor, the US Consulate in Chennai said on Tuesday. US Consul General Judith Ravin presented the award to Natarajan at a ceremony at the US Consulate General in Chennai on May 30. Natarajan has worked throughout her career as a lawyer and activist to apply rights-based approaches to child labor.