Eight Pakistanis win prestigious Diana Award

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Nearly-two decades after her death, Diana, Princess of Wales, continues to inspire positive change in the lives of young people around the world. This year, eight young Pakistanis are among the inspirational people who bagged the prestigious Diana Award.

The awardees include three girls – Eiman Jawwad, Ayesha Shaikh and Yumna Majeed – and five boys – Izat Ullah, Zubair Junjunia, Muhammad Asim Masoom Zubair, Muhammad Hamza Waseem and Hassan Ashraf.

Established in memory of Diana the award is considered the “highest accolade” a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts.

The Express Tribune spoke with these young people who shared their views and experiences that made them who they are and also proved to be cataclysmic for change in their communities.