LOUISEVILLE/PESHAWA: Shawana Shah, a girl from Peshawar, KPK, won the fourth Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award.

Shawana Shah received the Conviction award for her work to end gender-based violence in Pakistan and to provide women a platform to fight for their rights.

Only 6 people from around the world became recipients of this prestigious award in the 2016 Thirty Years of Age or Younger Recipients category.

The awards were held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. The fundraising gala honours people from around the world who are making significant contributions to their communities. In addition to awards given to seasoned humanitarians, six young people, age 30 years and younger, are honored with an award for each of Muhammad Ali’s Six Core Principles: Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality.