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2011 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 8, 2011.

Date: 03/08/2011 Description: Secretary Clinton hosts 2011 International Women of Courage Awards ceremony in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day. Pictured with her are First Lady Michelle Obama and the honorees. - State Dept Image
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  Secretary Clinton: "Their courage, their compassion, their commitment, their quiet moral authority has come from putting the well-being of others before their own." Full Text»

  Ambassador Verveer: "We’ve just come from the ceremony marking the hundredth anniversary of International Women’s Day, and also having Secretary Clinton and the First Lady bestow the International Courage Awards on remarkable women who were honored today." Full Text»

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