Visually Impaired Ethiopian Lawyer,Yetnebersh Nigussie Wins Sweden’s Nobel Prize For Promoting Disability Rights

 

 

Visually Impaired Ethiopian Lawyer,Yetnebersh Nigussie Wins Sweden’s Nobel Prize For Promoting Disability Rights

Ethiopian lawyer, Yetnebersh Nigussie has been named a joint winner of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award, also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.

Yetnebersh Nigussie a visually impaired Ethiopian lawyer was on Tuesday awarded 3 million Swedish crowns ($374,000) for her inspiring work in promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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