Eight Courageous Women Who Are Making You Safer

   •    March 10, 2008

This article was originally published by Foreign Policy.

This morning, I attended the 2nd Annual International Woman of Courage Awards, presented by Condoleezza Rice and Undersecretary of State Paula Dobriansky in honor of Saturday’s International Women’s Day. Out of the 95 women worldwide who received the honor, eight were invited to personally accept the award at the ceremony.

The rise of NGOs such as The Initiative for Inclusive Security reflects growing awareness that women’s full participation in society isn’t just about justice and fairness, it’s also about security.

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