Pakistan Non-Profit Wins Tech-Museum Award

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Center for the Improvement of Working Conditions & Environment received the Knight Ridder Equality Award for its efforts to improve working conditions for adults in the carpet weaving industry, thereby encouraging child workers to return to school. Lahore, Pakistan. nnually, The Tech Museum Awards honor individuals, for-profit, public and not-for-profit organizations from around the world who apply technology to profoundly improve the human condition in the areas of environment, economic development, education, equality and health. This year, more than 580 nominations were received, representing 80 countries. The 25 laureates come from Brazil, Canada, Cuba, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.