ABOUT ANEETA

AS ANEETA PREM SAYS, EDUCATION IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT. THROUGH EDUCATION, WE CAN CHANGE THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF POTENTIAL PERPETRATORS. THROUGH EDUCATION, WE CAN END DISHONOUR ABUSE, FORCE

ABOUT ANEETA

AS ANEETA PREM SAYS, EDUCATION IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT. THROUGH EDUCATION, WE CAN CHANGE THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF POTENTIAL PERPETRATORS. THROUGH EDUCATION, WE CAN END DISHONOUR ABUSE, FORCED MARRIAGE AND FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN OUR LIFETIME.

Through education, potential victims and best friends can learn how to spot the signs and prevent this happening. Aneeta Prem encourages us to keep the most vulnerable safe, regardless of faith or tradition, this is something we are all responsible for.

Aneeta was born and raised within the sound of the London’s Bow Bells. Aneeta’s family originates from Himachal Pradesh, ‘The Land of the Gods.’ She is the Founder  of Freedom Charity. She was the first qualified female Black Belt karate instructor in the UK. Aneeta is a Magistrate, chairing adult, family and youth courts. Although based in London, Aneeta escapes to the country with her darling dog, Diva!

Aneeta  is best known for her work fighting injustices such as Forced Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Slavery and other forms of torture and oppression worldwide.

Aneeta has been instrumental in changing government policy.  She has  given evidence as an expert to  Select Committees. She was  instrumental in ensuring on 16th June 2014 that Forced Marriage was made a criminal offence.

ANEETA’S HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • October 2015 – Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Winchester
  • September 2015 – London Evening Standard Progress 1000 Award – As one of London’s most influential people for this year
  • 2015 – POWER 101 Britain’s most Influential Asians
  • 2014 – The Prime Minister’s “UK Points of Light Award”
  • 2014 – The “Spirit in the Community Award” awarded by the Royal Navy
  • 2014 – The Independent HAPPY LIST.

Aneeta received the Commissioner’s Commendation for the work she did leading, in an oversight capacity, the South-East Asia Tsunami Police Rescue effort in December 2004 and January 2005 in her role with the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA).

“But It’s Not Fair”, a novel authored by Aneeta, is aimed at tackling the issue of Forced Marriage. Through Freedom charity Aneeta has donated over 42,000 copies of her novel to school children throughout the UK. The book draws on her experience supporting many child victims of forced marriage and dishonour-based crimes, and her ongoing work with the Prime Minister, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Government Ministers, the police and survivors.

Following the runaway success of But It’s Not fair she is launching her second novel, “Cut Flowers” which addresses the issues surrounding FGM.

Through education, potential victims and best friends can learn how to spot the signs and prevent this happening. Aneeta Prem encourages us to keep the most vulnerable safe keep the most vulnerable safe, regardless of faith or tradition, this is something we are all responsible for.

ANEETA PREM PERSONAL DETAILS

Aneeta was born and raised within the sound of the London’s Bow Bells. Aneeta’s family originates from Himachal Pradesh, ‘The Land of the Gods.’ She is the Founder  of Freedom Charity. She was the first qualified female Black Belt karate instructor in the UK. Aneeta is a Magistrate, chairing adult, family and youth courts. Although based in London, Aneeta escapes to the country with her darling dog, Diva!

ANEETA PREM WORK

Aneeta  is best known for her work fighting injustices such as Forced Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Slavery and other forms of torture and oppression worldwide.

Aneeta has been instrumental in changing government policy.  She has  given evidence as an expert to  Select Committees. She was  instrumental in ensuring on 16th June 2014 that Forced Marriage was made a criminal offence.

ANEETA PREM HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • October 2016 – Red Shorlisted  Women of the year nominee
  • September 2016  – London Evening Standard Progress 1000 Award – As one of London’s most influential people for this year
  • October 2015 – Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Winchester
  • September 2015 – London Evening Standard Progress 1000 Award – As one of London’s most influential people for this year
  • 2015 – POWER 101 Britain’s most Influential Asians
  • 2014 – The Prime Minister’s “UK Points of Light Award”
  • 2014 – The “Spirit in the Community Award” awarded by the Royal Navy
  • 2014 – The Independent HAPPY LIST.

Aneeta received the Commissioner’s Commendation for the work she did leading, in an oversight capacity, the South-East Asia Tsunami Police Rescue effort in December 2004 and January 2005 in her role with the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA).

“But It’s Not Fair”, a novel authored by Aneeta, is aimed at tackling the issue of Forced Marriage. Through Freedom charity Aneeta has donated over 42,000 copies of her novel to school children throughout the UK. The book draws on her experience supporting many child victims of forced marriage and dishonour-based crimes, and her ongoing work with the Prime Minister, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Government Ministers, the police and survivors.

Following the runaway success of But It’s Not fair she is launching her second novel, “Cut Flowers” which addresses the issues surrounding FGM.