Nina P. Nayak (born 24 November 1953) is a social worker and child rights activist from Dakshina Kannada. She has dedicated her life to the promotion and protection of child rights. She has more than 30 years of experience in the field of child development, child rights protection and as an administrator, practitioner and trainer. Her works have significantly contributed for the recognition of child rights, policy formulation for these rights and their implementation by the Government of India. She has been a driving force in the implementation of ‘Juvenile Justice Act’ and the ‘Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act’.
She gave a presentation on the role of children in governance in a TEDx event in Bangalore on 6 April 2012. She has authored several articles and books. Nayak was a former Chairperson for Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Previously, she was also the vice-president of the Indian Council for Child Welfare and member of the sub-committee on children in the National Planning Commission of India. As head of the Karnataka State Council for Child Welfare has facilitated several adoptions in the state...
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