Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020: Interview with the nuns of 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. Jigme Kochok La and Jigme Mingyur La were interviewed by Michael Žantovský, the director of the Václav Havel's Library.


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