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Syeda Ghulam Fatima Nominated For Humanity Prize
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Published: Mar 15, 2016

Head of Bonded Labour Liberation Front (BLLF), Syeda Ghulam Fatima, is among four finalists nominated for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, the New York Times reported.

Fatima rose to prominence last year when photographer Brandon Stanton featured her picture and story on his Humans of New York photo-blog.

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He later went on to raise over $1.3 million for her organisation.

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Fatima was presented with the Clinton Global Citizen Award 2015 for leadership in civil society in September 2015 for her dedication to civil rights and labour laws in Pakistan.

Source: REUTERS
Source: REUTERS

The winner of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity receives $100,000 and designates an organisation that inspired his or her work to be the beneficiary of $1 million