Here is your opportunity to honor women who are working to protect the liberty and lives of women and children in areas where human rights violations are widespread.
The purpose of the Ginetta Sagan Fund of Amnesty International USA is to recognize and assist women who are working to protect the liberty and lives of women and children in areas where human rights violations are widespread.
The Award; Recognizes outstanding achievement, often at great personal risk.
Enhances the recipient's ability to live and work freely, and protects the recipient's capacity to continue her work, by bringing a new level of international attention to her accomplishments and the obstacles she faces.
Brings increased international scrutiny to the crisis, region or issue for which the recipient works.
The creation of the Ginetta Sagan Fund emphasizes that more human rights work must be done by and for women.
The $10,000 award is announced and presented each year at the Annual General Meeting of Amnesty International USA.
For more information and application, please visit; Awards for Women And Children Rights Website