The Ginetta Sagan Fund for Women Working for Human Rights
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 Ginetta Sagan Award recognizes individual accomplishment, but also serves as a beacon of hope to women everywhere who are fighting for human rights.
The Ginetta Sagan Fund of AIUSA is now accepting nominations for its 2010 Annual Award for the Human Rights of Women and Children.
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.
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.
Deadline: 1st October
For more information and application, visit: The Ginetta Sagan Fund for Women Working for Human Rights Website