IPS officer Chhaya Sharma, who led the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, has been awarded the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership. The award is given to those who show courage on behalf of human rights, humanitarian compassion, justice, freedom, and human dignity.
Source- Business Standard
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:
- Some of the famous awardees of McCain Institute Award are – Malala Yousafzai (2015) and Dikembe Mutombo (2016).