Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Michelle Obama Speaks at 100th Anniversary of International Womens' Day

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 08: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C) and U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (5th L) pose for photographs with the International Women of Courage Awards winners (L-R) Bebela publisher and journalist Henriette Ekwe Ebongo of Cameroon, Beijing Zhongze Women's Legal Counseling and Service Center Director Guo Jianmei of China, Hungary Member of Parliament Agnes Osztolykan, Mizan Law Group for Human Rights Executive Director Eva Abu Halaweh of Jordan, Kyrgyz Republic President Roza Otunbayeva, Deputy Attorney General for Special Investigations against Organized Crime Marisela Morales IbaƱez of Mexico, Marvi Rural Development Organization Founder and CEO Ghulam Sughra of Pakistan and Herat Province Prosecutor General Maria Bashir of Afghanistan at the Department of State March 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. The award were given on the 100th anniversary of International Womens' Day to women recognized for their 'courage and leadership as they fight for social justice, human rights and the advancement of women.' Getty Images

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