Daniel Mendonca

Project Associate at Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA), India

Daniel Mendonca is a project associate at Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA). In this role, Daniel works towards engaging youth, civil society, government and the private sector in spreading awareness of gender rights and creating inclusive safe spaces for all genders. He previously worked with the National Council of Churches India (NCCI) for making churches inclusive for gender minorities. Daniel has been a speaker in several forums and has inspired many books and newspapers with his personal life story. Daniel has also been the chairperson for Inclusive Youth Health Policy, India. Daniel's aim in life is to establish inclusive safe spaces for all genders around the globe and aid towards creating societies that judge people based on their character not their sexual orientation. Daniel holds a bachelor's degree in social work.

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