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Results are Tagged with "Women and Girls Empowerment"

International Women of Courage: Malebogo Molefhe

IWOC awardee Malebogo

2017 International Women of Courage awardee Malebogo Molefhe speaks about gender equality and advocate against gender based violence. Here she tells her story.

International Women of Courage Jestina Mukoko

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In March 2010 Jestina Mukoko was one of ten human rights defenders honored in the U.S. State Department's International Women of Courage Awards, she returned as an alumni in 2016.

Secretary’s International Women of Courage Award and Exchange Program

The annual Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk.

International Woman of Courage May Sabe Phyu

May Sabe Phyu's bravery in the face of criminal charges, harassment, and fines for her leadership in advocating for the full and equal rights of women in ethnic and religious minorities in Burma earned her recognition as an International Woman of Courage.

International Women of Courage 2015

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Department of State honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage through the International Women of Courage Award

Empowering Women and Girls through Sports: Martial Arts vs. Gender-Based Violence

Through Taekwondo, karate, and boxing, 16 young female athletes, trainers, and coaches from Tajikistan also tackled heavy topics related to gender-based violence (GBV).

TechWomen Exchange Expertise to Excel

TechWomen pairs the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with their professional counterparts in the United States.

TechWomen: A Platform for Women’s Empowerment

The TechWomen program brings women from the Middle East, North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa for a professional mentorship in Silicon Valley. The application for the 2015 TechWomen program opens on December 16, 2014.

TechGirls Explore Technology in the United States

TechGirl participants were treated to a cutting-edge dose of digital development during their three-week visit in the United States.

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