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FIAPO: This organisation is fighting the good fight for animal welfare and rights in India

FIAPO's many initiatives spread awareness at the grass-root level, as well as lobbying for better animal rights laws, and educating individuals.

URVI JACOB: ‘The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisation (FIAPO) has been tackling a wide range of animal welfare issues through awareness campaigns and lobbying. And the impact has been significant – be it in the dairy industry or for animals in captivity. Since its inception in 2010, the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisation (FIAPO) has been working to ensure welfare of animals in India by partnering with several animal rights protection organisations and activists in the country…

Although registered in 2010, FIAPO was formed in 2007 in New Delhi, when several grassroots-level NGOs came together to form an organisation that works at a macro level for animals. The seven organisations that came together to form FIAPO were Blue Cross of India, Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), People For Animals (PFA) Goa, Blue Cross of Hyderabad, Welfare of Stray Dogs India, Animal Aid Unlimited, and Sanctuary for Health and Reconnection to Animals and Nature (SHARAN)…

As part of its efforts to convey the message of animal welfare and rights, FIAPO supports, trains, and collaborates on initiatives that spread awareness at the grass-root level, as well as keeps up the momentum by lobbying for better laws, and educating individuals… FIAPO has been running a range of nationwide campaigns such as the ‘Farmed Animals’ campaign,the ‘Animals in Captivity’ campaign, as well as ‘Companion Animals’ campaign, movement building, and ‘Personhood for Animals’. SOURCE…

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