This annual award is given to a woman in recognition of her leadership in the struggle for gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The honoree is:
- A leader of distinction and role model from a developing country
- An advocate and public speaker who can address the year’s priority theme of the CSW
- An activist who will benefit from participation in the NGO CSW Forum, including Consultation Day
- A leader who can make a difference when she returns home
The award is formally presented at the NGO CSW Forum Reception.
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