2011 Swanchetan wins UN Public Service Award 2011 for promoting gender responsive delivery of public service.
2010 Swanchetan wins NASSCOM Social Innovation Honors 2010 in the category
of Multi Stakeholder partnership for providing trauma care to victims.
Swanchetan wins EdelGive Social Innovation Honors 2010 in the category
of Socio-Cultural Rights of Women by empowering women to testify against their offenders.
Swanchetan addresses Honorable High Court Judges on combating social
exclusion and advancing social justice – role of courts.
Delhi High Court includes Swanchetan’s assessment in a homicide case
of two children in its judgment.
Dr. Yael Danieli, an international expert on trauma research, agrees
with the findings of the research study on sexual violence conducted by Swanchetan.
Swanchetan becomes part of a Special Juvenile Police Unit as per the
standing order 68 of Delhi Police for providing psychological assessments of juveniles.
Swanchetan along with the Juvenile Court and Delhi Police campaigns
for preventing gun violence by children.
Swanchetan conducts an in-depth psychological study on the survivors
of human trafficking and sexual abuse across twelve states of India.
Swanchetan expands its work with communities facing ethnic violence
and terrorism in different parts of India.
Swanchetan helps a minor girl to win her case of abuse based on psychological
assessment presented to the court. It is considered as a landmark judgment.
Swanchetan begins work with traumatized communities in different parts
2007Swanchetan receives a Commendation Roll from the Commissioner of Police,
Delhi for its efforts in bringing offenders to book after helping children with
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) brings out
a publication which lists Swanchetan as an organization following best practices.
Swanchetan is asked to help a child victim of sexual assault in recording
her statement under section 164 by the court.
Family members of victims come together with Swanchetan to form a survivor
advocacy group to bring forth their rights.
2006Commissioner of Police, Delhi officially thanks Swanchetan for its contribution
in solving several cases of child sexual abuse.
2006Program ‘Parivartan’ in partnership with Delhi Police is able to bring
down assaults against children by 17%. The Commissioner of Police thanks.
Swanchetan conducts workshops in mental health for human rights workers
across India and other parts of Asia in partnership with many human rights organizations.
‘Parivartan’ bags Webber-Seavey Award for community policing.
Swanchetan partners with Delhi Police in ‘Parivartan’ to prevent child
Swanchetan is asked by Delhi High Court to make an assessment of the
mental health of the inmates of the juvenile homes in Delhi.
Swanchetan provides psychological counseling to survivors of terrorist
attack after the bomb blasts in Delhi.
2004 Director of Swanchetan is awarded the prestigious Ashoka Fellowship,
an international award for social entrepreneurship.
Standing order 303 detailing the collaboration between civil society
organization and police translated into Russian for law enforcement officers from
east European states.
Swanchetan starts trainings for law enforcement agencies in all districts
of Delhi on interviewing and investigation.
Swanchetan receives commendation for its support in the successful implementation
of the community program ‘Nidar’ on teaching children safety from violence.
Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, President of India, meets Swanchetan’s staff and
assures support to Swanchetan’s cause.
Swanchetan is asked to begin working with victims of domestic violence
and torture with Crime against Women Cell, Delhi Police.
Standing order 303 passed by Delhi Police paving a way for role of Swanchetan
in providing mental health services to victims of crime.
2002 Swanchetan is recognized for its services by National Human Rights Commission
and the Commission asks Delhi Police for supporting Swanchetan in providing counseling
Swanchetan provides extensive trauma counseling to children affected
by ethnic violence in Gujarat, India.
Swanchetan begins a research study on psyche of severely violent and
sexual offenders in Tihar Prisons, Delhi.
Swanchetan’s proposal is accepted by Commissioner of Police, Delhi and
the work with survivors of traumatic assault and abuse begins.
Swanchetan submits a proposal to work with victims of trauma in Delhi
to the Commissioner of Police.
Swanchetan is registered as a non profit organization.
Swanchetan comes into existence.