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The biggest reward of SEWA Academy comes from its members. But some of the awards won by SEWA Academy are mentioned below:

  • SEWA Academy received UNFPA ‘The Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2010-11 (Western Region)’ in the Special Award category ‘Efforts to empower women through media’. The award was presented on 19 December 2010 at MICA, Ahmedabad.

  • Video SEWA won Feldafest award (for uneducated women’s efforts in video) in Germany, 1989.

  • Video SEWA’s film on women’s empowerment ‘A Women’s Alternative’ was selected for Festival International De Films De Femmes in Paris, 1992.

  • ‘A Journey from Rs 7 to Rs 4 lakh’ – won international recognition at the UN Women’s Conference in Beijing, 1995.

  • Video SEWA clips have been used by private serial producers and BBC for broadcasting.

  • Video SEWA’s 'My Life, My Work' won the Social Documentary Award at the Guidonia Film Festival in Guidonia, Italy, 2007. Of 310 entries, 13 films were chosen. Video SEWA team received the award from the Mayor, and offered gratitude and appreciation.

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