"What are we doing about the terror in our homes?"

Tarang Chawla, Young Australian of the Year 2017 finalist, and a passionate advocate for prevention of family violence Source: Supplied

"Australia has been shaken by recent 'terror' attacks, but what are we doing about the terror in our homes?", asks Tarang Chawla.

2017 Young Australian of the Year Finalist Tarang Chawla joins SBS Punjabi tomorrow, to talk about domestic violence on the eve of his late sister Nikita's birthday. 

Join SBS Punjabi Facebook for a live broadcast of this special interview and participate in a Q &A with Tarang, from 4 - 4.30pm AEST on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

You can email questions for Tarang on manpreet.singh@sbs.com.au

Tarang Chawla, with a photo of his sister Nikita, who was killed by her partner in Melbourne in 2015
Tarang Chawla, with a photo of his sister Nikita, who was killed by her partner in Melbourne in 2015

More about Tarang:

Tarang Chawla is a Young Australian of the Year Finalist, recognising his inspirational work in turning adversity into a force for good. His story is a heartwarming tale of rising above by advocating for a better world following the horrific murder of his 23-year old sister Nikita. Tarang courageously adds a human element after having the devastating burden of identifying Nikita's remains as the first murdered woman in 2015. In her memory, Tarang is one of Australia's leading figures in the prevention of violence against women, and the founder of "Not One More Niki", Australia's campaign to end violence against women in diverse communities.

Tarang is an independent advisor to governments, businesses and organisations across sectors on their efforts to end violence and promote inclusion. He is on the board of four Victorian Ministerial committees and is a Board Member of the Diverse Women's Mentoring Association, as well as being an Ambassador for Carlton Football Club's 'Respects' Program, Victoria Against Violence, White Ribbon, Our Watch, InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre and the AFL Multicultural Program.

 Tarang holds three degrees and completed his Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Laws at the University of Melbourne. Earlier this year, Tarang was the recipient of the University of Melbourne Rising Star Award for Alumni. Tarang is an engaging author and compelling presenter who brings his multicultural heritage to a heartbreaking topic, empowering communities to action and reminding us of the importance of making the most of every day.

UPDATE: Here is the FB live session, in case you missed it.

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