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CDD-Ghana congratulates Snr. Fellow Emerita Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh

CDD-Ghana congratulates Snr. Fellow Emerita Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh

CDD-Ghana congratulates Snr. Fellow Emerita Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has congratulated Senior Fellow Emerita Professor Takyiwaa Manuh for being honoured as a recipient of the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The Center again congratulate her for the remarkable contributions to the advancement of human rights.

In a ceremony at the residence of the French Ambassador in Accra, Professor Manuh together with 11 other individuals where honoured for showing outstanding commitments in promoting and advancing the boundaries of human rights and the rule of law in their home countries and beyond.

In her acceptance speech, Professor Manuh highlighted on her work in the broad areas of human rights, the promotion of gender and minority rights, and citizen engagement.

She acknowledged the role that her membership in larger groups presented her with the opportunity to offer her expertise meriting the recognition: ‘The Big 18’, ABANTU for Development, the Media Foundation for West Africa, the Network
for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT), the STAR-Ghana Foundation, the Center for
Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) and the Center for Migration Studies (CMS),
both at the University of Ghana, and several coalitions and community organizations,
incuding the LGBTQ+ community.

Since 2016, the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law have honored individuals at the helm of non-governmental organizations; who contribute to causes of human rights and show commitments to human dignity and the inalienable human rights of all people.

The recipients who are rigorously selected by a joint committee of German and
French officials are dedicated to the cause of justice, political involvement, and honest
reporting, often sacrificing their freedom, and sometimes even their lives, under the most terrible conditions.

Other 2023 prize winners include Fadel Abdulghany from Syria, Marianela Babi Ochoa from Venezuela, Chow Hang-Tung, SAR Hong Kong from China, Danièle Darlan from the Centra African Republic, Choman Hardi from raq, Gisèle Khoury from Lebanon, Hanna Machińska from Poand, Anny Modi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Ouwaseun Osowobi from Nigeria and Valery Wichman from Cook Islands.

CDD-Ghana congratulates Snr. Fellow Emerita Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh

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