Asha Kowtal is currently the General Secretary of All India Dalit Mahila
Adhikar Manch, she is actively engaged in addressing the issues of violence and
discrimination of Dalit women through campaigns and advocacy work. She has
been actively facilitating campaigns led by Dalit women leaders to consolidate
voices to break caste and move towards a gender just world for all women. She
holds a master’s degree in social work and has worked in the development sector,
including various positions with donor agencies, for more than a decade, with a
particular focus on the rights of India’s marginalised women.Asha Kowtal is currently the General Secretary of All India Dalit Mahila

“Our work with Dalit women’s
leadership in India is to attain justice,
claim dignity, and have access to a
sustainable livelihood.”

Adhikar Manch, she is actively engaged in addressing the issues of violence and
discrimination of Dalit women through campaigns and advocacy work. She has
been actively facilitating campaigns led by Dalit women leaders to consolidate
voices to break caste and move towards a gender just world for all women. She
holds a master’s degree in social work and has worked in the development sector,
including various positions with donor agencies, for more than a decade, with a
particular focus on the rights of India’s marginalised women.