Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Malala wins UN Human Rights Prize 2013

Malala wins UN Human Rights Prize 2013

December 7, 2013  

Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived bullet-injury inflicted by the Taliban for championing girls’ education has won the UN Human Rights Prize 2013.
The winners of the prestigious United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights for 2013  are -
  • Ms. Malala Yousafzai (student activist), Pakistan
  • Mr. Biram Dah Abeid (campaigner against slavery) from Mauritania
  • Ms. Hiljmnijeta Apuk (human rights activist and campaigner for rights of people with disproportional restricted growth – short stature) from Kosovo
  • Ms. Liisa Kauppinen of Finland – President emeritus of the World Federation of the Deaf
  • Ms. Khadija Ryadi -  former President of the Morocco Association for Human Rights
  • Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice – the Constitutional Court

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