Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was awarded by the British organization “People’s Group” for his contribution to the cause of human rights through film

Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was awarded by the British human rights organization The People’s Portfolio through her documentary “Inspiring leadership, [and show] great courage and compassion for fellow human beings”.

The organization was founded by the acclaimed British portrait and documentary photographer Platon. It aspires to create a visual language, break down barriers, expand dignity, combat discrimination, and appeal to the public to support human rights around the world.

Every year, the organization organizes a fundraising event to help them carry out future work and projects. The highlight of the event has always been to award a human rights defender who has shown extraordinary leadership in our time. In view of this, this year’s award will be awarded to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for her work in making extraordinary films about women’s rights s hard work. Her country. Earlier this honor was awarded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Dennis Mukwege and Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunche III.

People’s Portfolio will hold its annual fundraising event on December 8th this year at 6 pm Eastern Time (or 4 am Pakistan Standard Time), where Platon will celebrate Sharmeen and all of her achievements and debut He made a short film about Shamien.

The fundraiser aims to generate donations to lift the voices of human rights leaders around the world and give them the resources and tools to amplify their essential stories in 2021

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