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.

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.

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