Sediqa Mushtaq, head of communications of VOC News, received the “Rena Fonte Italy” statue for the fight against violence.
Ms. Sediqa Mushtaq received this award yesterday, May 29, along with three other Hazara women in Lecce Italy.
The Renata Fonte Award is given to people who work to fight against violence, gender inequality, and for freedom of expression with the aim of promoting the law of prohibition of violence.
The Donne Insieme Union, in Lecce Italy, on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of this union, honoured the women fighters and academics of Afghanistan after analysing and reviewing the records of these women and presented a statue of (Renata Fonte) to them. Renata Fonte was a victim of violence in the fight against the mafia. This Union thanked Dr. Nesa Mohammadi, Dr. Betul Heydari, Razia Ehsani and Sediqa Mushtaq.
Mrs. Maria Grazia Mazzola, the founder of the humanitarian network of the civil society, who has been working for many years in the fight against the mafia in Italy, was also appreciated.
This union thanked Ms. Vittoria Tola, President of the National Association of Italian Women, and Ms. Maria Luisa Toto, President of the Italian Women’s Union, for this selection.