ISLAMABAD: Bytes for All (B4A), Pakistan, received one of the five 2nd Avon Communications Awards on Thursday for organising campaigns for the betterment of women.
Actress and Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault presented the awards during an event to the 57th session of the Commission of the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
B4A Pakistan, was one of the five global organisations to receive award, which recognises communications campaigns that are helping change communities and behaviours to end violence against women.
B4A received the award for their for their campaign ‘Take Back The Tech’ which focused on helping strengthen women’s use of technology to raise awareness and combat violence against them.
“We congratulate the award winners for their strategic and innovative communications efforts,” said Futures Without Violence Founder and President Esta Soler.
The winning organisations will each receive an Avon Foundation grant to fund the continuation of their work.