Farida to get UCLG 'Individual Award' in Mexico City

Renowned women rights activist Farida Shaheed has been awarded International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 – that is given to personalities that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a dimension of sustainable development. Farida is the special rapporteur of the United Nations in the field of cultural rights. She is internationally renowned for extensively exploring the interface of culture and identity in relation to both development and rights, and the state’s responsibilities in this regard. The award ceremony will take place on November 12 in Mexico City…READ MORE.