Shailendra Kumar Tripathi
Shailendra Kumar Tripathi is a mediator and dialogue convener in his community in the Parsa district in Nepal. Parsa is home to 5 different casts and is a community that has seen a lot of inter-cast conflicts. Shailendra focuses on bringing his community together, offering them trainings to help overcome their differences and emerge as a community. Tripathi’s work has helped to transform mothers, and young girls as agents of change. Tripathi also acts as a counselor for orphans and youth and uses his position to inform and fight against human trafficking through awareness raising campaigns in his community.