Deeyah Khan named as finalist for Global Pluralism Award

The Global Centre for Pluralism announced 10 finalists for the 2023 Global Pluralism Award on the 13th September. The Global Centre for Pluralism recognises outstanding global efforts contributing to more inclusive societies

Deeyah Khan—born in Norway to Muslim immigrant parents— was selected from among 200 nominations from 60 countries, and  reached the shortlist for her transformative approach to documentary filmmaking, which explores extremism with empathy. She has the ability to connect with violent extremists, building interpersonal relationships strong enough to encourage them to challenge their hateful worldviews from a position of mutual respect.

The Global Pluralism Award recognizes pluralism in action. It is presented every other year to individuals, organisations, governments and businesses from around the world, celebrating the inspiring and brave work that is helping to build more inclusive societies where diversity is valued and protected. The Award is conferred by the Global Centre for Pluralism, an independent, charitable organization founded by His Highness the Aga Khan and the Government of Canada, and is made possible in part by the generous support of TD Bank Group.

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