Nandana Dev Sen
Nandana Dev Sen
Children's Book Author


Along with writing books and acting in films and theater, Nandana Dev Sen tirelessly promotes the cause of child protection: for over 25 years, Nandana has worked closely with children from troubled backgrounds. As an advocate and ambassador, Nandana works closely with children and grownups in RAHI (India's first organization to break the silence about child sexual abuse), the global children’s NGO Operation Smile, and with UNICEF.  She collaborates with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) as a Child Rights Expert and Juror for Public Hearings, and has been actively fighting to stop the crisis of child trafficking in India, with organizations such as the NCPCR and Terre des hommes foundation. Nandana was recently appointed as Ambassador, Apne Aap, which provides legal support and access to welfare, as well as income generating progams to at-risk and prostituted women and children (  Nandana is also a Champion for End Violence, a partnership launched in New York by UNICEF which has an ambitious, comprehensive and evidence-based approach towards stopping violence against children across the world.


The Wire

The Wire

Critical Blast October 27, 2016

Critical Blast

October 27, 2016

Shamelessly Female

An essay about the power to throw away convention, conditioning and caution, and be shameless about what we believe in is what makes us love being a woman.  A personal journey to this understanding.

April 9, 2010

Gender sensitivity is a matter of life and death...all of us are accountable

February 19, 2013