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2010 International Women of Courage Award


Secretary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the annual International Women of Courage Awards at the Department of State on March 10, 2010. Full Text» Video» Ceremony Photos» Ambassador Verveer's Briefing»

The 2010 International Women of Courage awardees are:

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Shukria Asil, Afghanistan. - State Dept Image   Shukria Asil
Afghanistan
Promoting government responsiveness to the needs of women.
Biography»

Date: 03/04/2010 Location: Washington, DC Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Colonel Shafiqa Quraishi, Afghanistan. State Dept Image   Colonel Shafiqa Quraishi
Afghanistan
Integrating women into the government and police force.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner, Androula Henriques from Cyprus. - State Dept Image   Androula Henriques
Cyprus
Fighting human trafficking.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Sonia Pierre, Dominican Republic. - State Dept Image   Sonia Pierre
Dominican Republic
Ending discrimination based on country of origin and the human rights abuses of statelessness.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Shadi Sadr, Iran - State Dept Image   Shadi Sadr
Iran
Advocating for women’s legal rights and an end to execution by stoning.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Ann Njogu, Kenya - State Dept Image   Ann Njogu
Kenya
Seeking social transformation and at the forefront of reforms in Kenya.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Dr. Lee Ae-ran, Republic of Korea.

            - State Dept Image   Dr. Lee Ae-ran
Republic of Korea
Promoting human rights in North Korea and aiding the refugee community in the Republic of Korea.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Jansila Majeed, Sri Lanka - State Dept Image   Jansila Majeed
Sri Lanka
Strengthening rights for internally displaced persons.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Sister Marie Claude Naddaf (a.k.a. Sister Marie Claude), Syria  - State Dept Image   Sister Marie Claude Naddaf (a.k.a. Sister Marie Claude)
Syria
Working for social services for women.
Biography»

Date: 03/01/2010 Description: 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner: Jestina Mukoko, Zimbabwe - State Dept Image   Jestina Mukoko
Zimbabwe
Documenting human rights abuses.
Biography»


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