Zenita Nicholson hailed for work on behalf of LGBT

Civil society and human rights activist, Zenita Nicholson was last evening awarded the  Woman of Courage Award by the United States Embassy here in recognition of her courageous works.

The event, the local equivalent the US Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage  Award, was held in honour of Nicholson for her embodiment of the principles of women’s leadership on issues of global importance and raising public awareness to protect the human rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons.

“She is committed to persevering and prevailing in her quest for equal rights for all people whatever …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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