She is one of 15 recipients from around the world presented with the prize by the foreign ministers of Germany and France.
Since 2016 this prize has been awarded every year to figures who have made an exceptional contribution to the protection and promotion of human rights and the rule of law in their country and at the international level.
Dubula-Majola completed two of her postgraduate qualifications at Stellenbosch University and became a lecturer at the Africa Centre for HIV/Aids Management, and later its director. She herself was diagnosed with HIV/Aids in 2001.
“It is always humbling as an activist to get recognition. This award is a collective gratitude to those who speak truth to power.”