Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom and Ambassador Catherine Russell deliver remarks at the 2015 International Women of Courage Award Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on March 6, 2015.
After Sughra Solangi’s husband left her, she geared up and fearlessly pursued education, eventually forming a whole organization where needy women come together to do embroidery and stitching. She received the ‘Women of Courage’ award from Hillary Clinton. Here is her inspiring story.
Remarks by Secretary Hillary Clinton at the 2012 International Women of Courage Award Ceremony on March 8th, 2012.
China’s First Public Interest Lawyer
In this video she discusses the pivotal moment in her career, hearing Hillary Clinton speak at the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference in Beijing, where she declared, “Women’s rights are human rights.”
In this video Guo Jianmei talks about the influence of Hillary Clinton on her career and her fight for women’s rights as an activist and lawyer.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks at the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2011.