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Nasreen Azhar, Member, National Commission on the Status of Women, gets Human Rights Defender award
Nov 30, -0001
Nasreen Azhar, Member, Pakistan National Commission on the Status of Women, was awarded a Human Rights Defender award by the President of Pakistan, Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, at the President House in Islamabad. She was among the 130 men and women nominated by the Ministry of Human Rights from across the country in recognition for their services in the field of human rights. Senior labour leaders, who have spent a lifetime struggling for the rights of workers were prominent among the award recipients. Nasreen Azhar has been an activist for womens rights and human rights for many years and is now a member of the Executive Committee of the NCSW. The award giving ceremony, held to commemorate 10th December, Human Rights Day, was attended by a large number of social activists, political workers, diplomats and media personnel.