Human Rights

Pakistan’s First Sikh Female Reporter Wins UK Award

Manmeet Kaur, Pakistan’s first Sikh female journalist, has been nominated for a prestigious award in the United Kingdom. The 25 year old has been recognised as one of the 100 most influential Sikh people under 30 years of age around the world by the UK based organisation called ‘The Sikh Group’, Express Tribune reported.

This global organisation awards people belonging to Sikh faith from different parts of the world, for serving humanity in multiple ways.

A resident of Peshawar, Manmeet, is also a social activist and has been receiving awards on the local level for highlighting issues that concern the minorities and women of the area.

She will receive her award next year at a ceremony in Britain.

Kaur holds a postgraduate degree in social sciences and has also served as an administrator at a computer academy for three years.

She also expressed happiness on this prestigious nomination and encouraged people to stand up for what’s right.

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