Michelle Obama, Burmese activist Zin Mar Aungwas and Hillary Clinton
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International Women of Courage awards

America's First Lady, Michelle Obama, and US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, presented the annual International Women of Courage awards to women activists from around the globe.

The award recognizes women activists and leaders who have advocated for women's rights and empowerment.

Both Mrs Obama and Mrs Clinton addressed the event in Washington DC.

  • 09 Mar 2012
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