Sr. Margaret Hosty receives Human Rights Award in Brazil

On World Human Rights Day 2023 (10th December) Sr. Margaret Hosty of the Sisters of Saint Louis was presented with a Human Rights Award from the Brazilian State of Goiás, where she has lived and worked as a missionary since 1985. The award, presented in front of the State’s Legislative Assembly, was presented to her in recognition of her dedication to human rights work on behalf of those living with HIV and AIDS in the city of Goiânia, Brazil.

Sr. Margaret is co-founder of the AAVE Group (in English: AIDS, Assistance, Life, Hope; in Portuguese: AIDS, Apoio, Vida, Esperança) which provides support and services to people with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Read more about Sr. Margaret, her award, and her work with the AAVE Group in a recent article featured in the Roscommon Herald.

Visit the website of the AAVE Group to see how you and can support Sr. Margaret’s work.

Sr. Margaret Hosty (2nd from left) receiving a Human Rights Award from the Legislative Assembly of the State of Goiás in Brazil, where she has lived and worked since 1985 as a missionary of the Saint Louis Sisters.

Related Posts

Sr. Mary Courtney with President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia

Sr. Mary Courtney of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa (FMSA) receives President’s Insignia for Meritorious Achievement in Zambia

Misean Cara is pleased to announce that Sr. Mary Courtney, FMSA has recently been awarded a high honour from the...
Tom Carroll Promo slide

Women and Girls in Science – Irish Forum for Global Education online event, February 28th

Women and Girls in Science - Think Science ... Think Girls ... Think Global Education Coming up on Wednesday, February...
Spirit Radio

20 Years of Misean Cara – An Interview with Our Board Chair, Kevin Carroll

Talking with Spirit FM Radio morning host Wendy Grace, Misean Cara's Board Chair Kevin Carroll shared his personal experiences meeting...
Scroll to Top