KAILASA Oneness Om Award - Padma Vibhushan July 13, 2022
Affiliation at the time of award: Animal liberation and vegan activist
Ms. Tal Gilboa is an Israeli animal liberation and vegan activist. In 2013, she founded the Israeli Animal Liberation Front (later renamed ‘Total Liberation’ in 2018) and went on to arrange an animal rights march in Tel Aviv attended by 30,000 people.
In 2019, Ms. Gilboa was appointed by Prime minister Netanyahu as Advisor on animal rights issues.
Ms. Gilboa has made animal welfare her life’s mission. For over a decade she marched, protested, documented farms, dairies, slaughterhouses and even had numerous encounters with the law. “When it comes to helping animals, there is no Left or Right,” says Ms. Tal Gilboa.