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International Women of Courage Award

Survivor Of Acid Attack In India Wins 'Courage' Award For Her Refusal To Hide Her Face

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.07.2014 | Impact

After an acid attack disfigured her face when she was 16, it would’ve been understandable if Laxmi had decided to retreat from society. After all, m...

Activist's Anti-Semitic Tweets Spark Massive Controversy

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.08.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is postponing an award for an Egyptian activist who rallied worldwide attention against forced "virginity tests...

Courage, and Heart, on Behalf of Kenya's Women

Janet Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janet Walsh

Eight years ago, I walked into the Nairobi office of the Centre for Rights Education and Awareness expecting a mildly helpful discussion of my project on women's property rights in Kenya.