Anuja Kapur is the famous Criminal Psychologist. She is a Delhi University Graduate and did her bachelor’s in psychology after that she joined Delhi Public School as a student counsellor. Later on, she got into the Criminal Psychology and did her Masters in the same stream. The zeal to learn more led her into another course in Forensic Science from Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Science and the University of Delhi.
Almost all leading News Channels like CNN, Republic TV, Ibn7, BBC Hindi, AajTak, NDTV, ABP News, India News, News X, News Nation, Zee News etc. invite her for her valuable inputs on various issues whether it is women empowerment, or any kind of violence in the society irrespective of gender or age.
Apart from News Channels she always gets a place in various leading Newspapers and News websites and actively followed by thousands of people on social media.
She raises her voice for victims of rape, eve-teasing, violence and acid attacks. So for that, she got an International Diploma in Victimology from, The Tokiawa International Victimology Institute, Japan.
Here is her list of Awards –
- Recently, Mrs. Anuja Kapur honoured the best Criminal Psychologist award by Bollywood Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra in International Excellence Award 2017 in Goa.
- Mrs. Kapur awarded the best Social Activist award in the Youth Icon Awards 2016 by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Harish Rawat.
- She was honored with the best Criminal Psychologist in Women Excellence Achiever Award (WEAA) in Jaipur.
- Anuja Kapur was judged the Best Criminal Psychologist in 4th KAF Awards of Global Business and Entertainment Award in Mumbai.
- She was honoured in India Excellence Award for her valuable contribution and efforts for building the nation.
- Time India News in Mumbai honoured her in Indian Icon Awards for her outstanding contribution towards society.
The Tedex experience –
- The Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (GSMC) Mumbai, invited Mrs. Anuja Kapur for TED Talk as one of the key speakers of the event.
- Anuja Kapur was also attended the TEDTalk as one of the key speakers at Nirma University, Ahmedabad.
- Kapur attended the TEDTalk, where she delivered the speech, as she was the Guest speaker at the Event, which was organised by the JECRC, Jaipur
Let’s find out little more about her –
Please tell our readers about your Advocacy –
After having expertise in the field of Psychology, Counselling and in other fields, I got the Degree of LLB from CCS University. Recently, I have filed a PIL against the unlicensed pubs and restaurants in Hauz Khas Village, Delhi. This was for those who are serving the liquor without the liquor license and No Objection Certificate (NOC). The PIL was heard by the Hon’ble Chief Justice of High Court, Justice G. Rohini, and Justice Sangeeta Dhingra. They gave the notice & directions to the concerned authorities.
I also filed a Criminal Writ Petition in Bombay High Court as a Petitioner (Advocate in person) in the most brutal case of model and minor cigarette burn Pune case where the higher police officials and influential political persons are involved in the case.
You are a famous Social Activist too. Please tell us something about it.
I am the founder of an NGO named as “NIRBHIYA EK SHAKTI” which is the centre for “Victim Assistance”. It provides assistance to all the victims in form of Counselling, Legal Aid, Vocational Courses, and Rehabilitation irrespective of age and caste. “NIRBHIYA EK SHAKTI” aims to work for all the victims and help them to live back their normal lives.
I also joined an initiative by India Today “I am Shakti Pledge” a movement for women safety and empowerment. I discussed conditioning the society and change their mindset. They must learn to treat women as another human being with an equal right to live with dignity. I was also the Vice-President of NGO “Cures”
Please let our readers know how you are making a difference in our society –
I appeared as a Chief Guest and Speaker for a segment entitled, ” Decoding Crime: Fighting the Enemy Within”, hosted by Raisoni Group of Institutions, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Attended the Annual Function “UMMEED” of Indirapuram Public School as a Chief Guest. Appeared on the Show “Uparwala Sab Dekh Raha Hai” on Aaj Tak on the eve of Valentine’s Day. I did write an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi showing the concern towards the sale of “Acid” in the market. I attended the function at Rashtrapati Bhavan with the company of Former Chief Controller (R & D), DRDO, Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai.
Recently helped Delhi Tours Escorts Association to launch their social campaign in Delhi, where I delivered a speech to promote the tourism in India.
I help many school and college students. As a Chief Guest at Gyan Bharati School, Saket, spoke about the principles and practices of sensitive parenting. Also facilitated the students of Kirorimal College of Delhi University for Painting and Table tennis competition and brought awareness about women empowerment.
How was your experience as a part of a special police officer?
I was appointed as the Special Police Officer for the North West District, Delhi Police where I was given the role to help the Delhi Police in helping the cases.
First time in the history of Police Academy, they are trying to sensitize police on gender issues. They organized a lecture for the same where I delivered a lecture to DANIPS. D.A.N.I.P.S applies to “Delhi, Andaman Nicobar Island Police Services”, which is a police service in India, mainly administering the Delhi and Union territories of India.
It was an honour to know about such an inspiring woman and glad to share with you all her story.
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