Award Name : CNN-IBN Indian of the Year
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Civilian Awards
Location : New Delhi, NCT, India
Kailash Satyarthi (born 11 January 1954) is an Indian children's rights advocate and an activist against child labour.He founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (lit. Save the Childhood Movement) in 1980 and has acted to protect the rights of more than 83,000 children from 144 countries.It is largely because of Satyarthi's work and activism that the International Labour Organization adopted Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour, which is now a principal guideline for governments around the world.He won CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award in 2014.