Colin Gonsalves presented Honour by Centre for Reproductive Rights
Dr. Colin Gonsalves, the founder of Human Rights Law Network was presented with the Honour for “Pioneering and Exemplary Leadership in Advancing Women’s Reproductive Rights and Social Justice in India” by the Centre for Reproductive Rights. The honor, which was presented at their Annual Gala on 27th October’ 2015, was also presented to Sharon Malone (Obstetrician, gynecologist and public figure) and The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.
Socio Legal Information Centre (SLIC) was awarded India NGO Awards 2013 in Large Category
The Resource Alliance announced the winners of the India NGO Awards 2012/13 at a glittering ceremony held in New Delhi. The winners were chosen based by an independent jury who selected the NGOs on their demonstration of best practices of impact, scalability and replicability, innovation and sustainability in their programmes, and in creative and successful resource mobilisation.
Human Rights Law Network (SLIC/HRLN) receives 2013 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awarded Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions for its contributions to reproductive rights advocacy in India. The award, which was announced today, recognizes 13 nonprofit organizations around the world who have demonstrated creativity and impact.
Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2010
Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2010 was also conferred upon Colin Gonsalves, a senior advocate of Supreme Court of India for legal aid in addressing human rights.
Doctorate to Colin Gonsalves, Founder, HRLN
Colin Gonsalves, Founder, HRLN was presented with the award of Doctor of the University, honoris causa, by the University of Middlesex, UK. Gonsalves was honoured for his outstanding contribution to society and path-defining works and achievements in the field of humanitarian laws on July five at the Middlesex University Business School graduation ceremony.
Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT, Bombay 2010
Mr Colin H Gonsalves, Founder, Human Rights Law Network, was honoured by IIT, Bombay with Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010. Mr Colin H. Gonsalves, is a B.Tech (1975) from the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay.Mr Gonsalves began working as a civil engineer, but was drawn to the law through union work and concerns over labour issues and exploitation. In 1979, he started studying law at night school.
UNAIDS Civil Society Award, 2006
Presented by UNAIDS on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2006 in recognition of our outstanding commitment and support to the national fight against HIV & AIDS.
International Human Rights Award, 2004
International Human Rights Award, 2004 presented to Colin Gonsalves by the Section of Litigation, American Bar Association “in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the causes of human rights, the rule of law, and promotion of access to justice.”
Helen Keller Award, 2003
The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled Poeple – NCPEDP-SHELL HELEN KELLER AWARD 2003 This is a special tribute in honour of those individuals and organisations that share NCPEDP's vision and have helped create employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.