Name the activist who has become the first Indian to be awarded the Changemaker Award 2019 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for her work towards abolition of child marriage in Rajasthan?

Answer :

Payal Jangid

Payal Jangid, 17-year-old youth activist from Rajasthan, received the Changemaker Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards held in New York.

Payal was recognised for her work towards the abolition of child marriage in her village, Hinsla, which is a child-friendly village or Bal Mitra Gram, and other neighbouring villages.

Payal received the award from Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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