Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020 nominee: NUNS OF THE DRUKPA ORDER


Nuns of the Drukpa Order (Nepal) The nominee is a group of young Buddhist nuns, promoting gender equality, environmental sustainability and intercultural tolerance in their home villages in the Himalayas. They are known for their delivery of supplies to hard-to-reach villages after an earthquake struck Kathmandu in 2015. The Nuns of the Drukpa Order have also taught self-defence classes for women and biked over 20,000 kilometres to protest against the trafficking of women and girls. https://www.vaclavhavel.cz/en/trojice-finalistu-ceny-vh-za-lidska-prava-2020


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