Friday, January 18, 2013

Françoise Giroud Award Goes to Yemeni Political Activist and Novelist Boushra al-Maqtary

Political activist and novelist Boushra al-Maqtary's co-won the Françoise Giroud Award in favor of journalistic liberties, in honor to the memory of late French journalist Françoise Giroud, who died in 2003.  (Read here

Al-Maqtary received the award at a ceremony in Paris, yesterday, with the presence of Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Women's Rights minister. You may listen to the audio interview with al-Maqtary at the end of the page (here).  

Warmest congrats to Boushra, to all Yemeni Women and Women all over the world!