Anuradha Koirala was born on April 14, 1949, in Rumjatar, Okhaldhunga. She was a former English teacher before she started working on Maiti Nepal and dedicated her life to combating the trafficking and use of women and children. She is a hero for our nation and our pride to the world. She received 38 national and international awards. She was honored with the CNN Hero award on 2010.