Iranian Activist Receives Geneva Summit Int’l Women’s Rights Award.
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Geneva, Feb.18 (DP.net).– The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy assembles each year hundreds of courageous dissidents and human rights victims, activists, diplomats, journalists and student leaders to shine a spotlight on urgent human rights situations that require global attention. The Geneva Summit is sponsored by a coalition of 25 human rights NGOs from around the world. This annual conference builds on the success and momentum of the previous gatherings, which have been widely acclaimed in the international human rights community.
2020 Int'l Women's Right Award
At the 2020 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, an international coalition of 25 human rights organizations today presented the prestigious International Women’s rights Award to Shaparak Shajarizadeh, a prominent Iranian women’s rights activist who was jailed, beaten and brutalized for removing her headscarf in public.Add a comment Leer más...