M A Britto, Director of Vaan Muhil, a rights based organisation and Convenor of Campaign Against Camp Coolie System, a state level body working on the issue of working adolescent girls/ ýoung women in Spinning mills in Tamil Nadu. He has also been involved in human rights training, monitoring, research and documentation for the last 20 years in different parts of the State . His areas of interests are child rights, human rights education , labour rights and Dalit rights. He has undertaken a couple of studies on specific human rights and labour rights related topics . He has contacts with a number of grassroots movements and people's organizations that are working on the thematic focus mentioned above.

He always believes in collaborative efforts and joint ventures on issues that affect people and undertakes meaningful and collective initiatives with other civil society groups .