The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees who worked in Bangladesh

Hasan, Syeda Rizwana

A charismatic and intense Bangladeshi lawyer and advocate for environment who has committed her life to seeing to it that under her leadership, the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)’s expanded programs would spark wide awareness that the “right to environment” is part of the constitutional “right to life"

Khan, A.H.M. Noman

A Bangladeshi community leader who organized a group that advocated for bettering the lives of disabled people in his country and beyond