Caroline Criado-Perez Wins Liberty Human Rights Award

9th January 2014

Caroline Criado-Perez has been awarded the Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award at the Liberty Human Rights Awards. Her award was presented by actor Benedict Cumberbatch. Criado-Perez led a campaign which called for the reinstating of a well-known female figure on UK banknotes after Elizabeth Fry was removed from the £5 note. Jane Austen will appear on banknotes in 2017.

Liberty campaigns for the promotion of fundamental rights and freedoms in the UK. Each year, it rewards outstanding human rights heroes at the annual Liberty Human Rights Awards.

Granta will publish her debut Do It Like A Woman in 2015.