Shirin Ebadi

Human Rights Activist in Tehran

Image source: Bengt Oberger
Own work

Image license: CC BY-SA 4.0

Year of Birth

1947

Nationality

IR

Field of Knowledge

Politics

Shirin Ebadi (Persian: شيرين عبادى‎, romanized: Širin Ebādi; born 21 June 1947) is an Iranian political activist, lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women’s, children’s, and refugee rights.

Wikipedia

Global Ranking
51
Ranking History201820162015201420132012
516958