SSHRDN is recognizing human rights defenders that have stood out in the year 2022. Defenders that have shown outstanding efforts, achievement and/or leadership in the promotion of human rights, equality, non-discrimination and diversity. Our human rights awards recipients will serve as examples to all human rights defenders and all the other actors of the importance of promoting human rights in South Sudan.

The awarding committee will recognize recipients in six awards categories. Please select the award category for your nominee below:

  1. Outstanding Human Rights Defender of the year    
  2. Women HRD of the year
  3. HRD of the year for Persons with Disabilities’ Rights
  4. Greater Equatoria HRD of the year
  5. Greater Upper Nile HRD of the year
  6. Greater Bar El Ghazaal HRD of the year


Where to send your nomination:

You can email the completed form and any other supporting documents before deadline day to [email protected]

Nomination Deadline: October 14th

Download the form 






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