5 NGOs win the Human Rights award of the French Republic 2014

March 7, 2015

While on the subject of awards for human rights, I see that I missed the announcement of the winners of the Human Rights award of the French Republic (Prix des Droits de l’homme de la République française) which was made on 9 December 2014. With apologies here it is:
Les lauréats - Crédits photo : MJ/DICOM/Caroline Montagné

Five NGOs each received 14 000 € to implement their projects which are in line with the two themes selected by the Jury that year: child exploitation and rights of women:

  1. Aurélie Socias, representing the French NGO Sengsavang (formerly called AFESIP Laos).
  2. Agnès Razafindramanga Leteurtre representing the NGO “Enfance et malnutrition” working in Madagascar.
  3. Patricia Beltran, for the NGO Enda El Alto, in Bolivia.
  4. Mokhtar Bassant for the Foundation Gozour (meaning roots) from Egypt.
  5. Harivola Rakotoarindrasata for the Focus Development Association from Madagascar.

5 special mentions as encouragement were also made:

  • The Anh Duong association in Vietnam
  • The Shakti Samuha association in Nepal
  • The association Women’s Empowerment Link in Kenya
  • The Fight Against Child Exploitation Foundation (FACE) in Thailand
  • The association Cepaz in Venezuela.

For more information especially on the work by these NGOs see the official press release (in French):Justice / Portail / Remise du Prix des Droits de l’homme de la République française.

For more information on this or other awards: http://www.brandsaviors.com/thedigest/award/prix-des-droits-de-lhomme-de-la-république-française

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