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About Me

Insia Dariwala is an Advertising & Mass Communications graduate from New York, and an award-winning filmmaker. Fiercely passionate about protecting children, Insia has effectively used her 14 years of expertise in the visual medium to highlight their issues. ‘The Candy Man’ her hard hitting debut film on child abuse won her two ‘Best Director’ awards in India, and was also nominated internationally. However, ‘Cock-Tale’, her second award winning film on rape, was what gave birth to her organization, ‘The Hands of Hope Foundation’.

Today, Insia actively us visual art and education, to create awareness in schools, communities & slums.

Insia is also co-founder of ‘Sahiyo’, a trans-national organisation, which works towards eliminating Female Genital Cutting on children in her community.

My Vision

Saving the World, One child at a time.


Mentorship, Training, Funding for my NGO and films, and legal help, so that I can continue doing what I do.


I am a great story teller, who also knows how to bring words to life on any available medium. In short I am a filmmaker, and also a writer.


Economic PowerGender-based ViolenceEmpowering GirlsHuman Rights for WomenWomen in LeadershipEngaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality