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[16days_discussion] Call for Nominations - Prize for rural women leaders - WWSF

zoneziwoh ziwoh at
Tue Apr 2 05:26:16 EDT 2013

Dear all, Please spread the message and/or nominate a Sister / Women's who continues to make change happen in the community.

WWSF Prize for women’s creativity in rural life
 Deadline 30 April 2013

Dear Friends and Partners,

The Women’s World Summit Foundation – WWSF cordially invites you to submit
nominations for
its 19th annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring and
awarding creative and
courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the
quality of life in
rural communities.

Since inception of the Prize program in 1994, 385 Laureates have so far
been honored for their
commitment and creativity with a cash award of US$ 1000 each. All prize
winners and brief
description of their work are published on our website

Given your experience, interest and perspective with regard to issues of
human rights,
development, environment, climate change, peace building, ending violence
empowerment of women and children, we would greatly appreciate your
and thank you in advance for sending us your candidates. About 10
prizewinners will
again be selected in 2013 and announced to the media on 15 October –
Day of Rural Women.

Your presentation of candidates, following the nomination criteria, must
reach our office no later than
30 April 2013.  Nominations which are incomplete will not be considered by
the Prize Jury.

We thank you in advance for your partnership and look forward to hearing
from you. With best
wishes to you and your families for a joy-filled and successful New Year!

Yours sincerely,
Elly Pradervand, WWSF Founder and Executive Director

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