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Kazakh attorney receives the award of the USA Department of State

24 March, 2018, 11:35 435
Kazakh attorney receives the award of the USA Department of State

Over ten years, the award was presented to more than 120 women from different states.

Well-known Kazakh attorney Aiman Umarova became the owner of the award “International Women of Courage Award”, that was established by the Department of State of the USA, BNews.kz reports.

The award of International Women of Courage Award is presented annually to women around the globe, who showed exceptional courage and leadership in advocating peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and protection of women rights who suffered violence.  

From the moment of the award’s establishment in 2017, the Department of State of the USA presented the award to more than 120 women from more than 65 states of the world.

US diplomatic missions abroad put forward candidacies of women from different countries to present the award. The leadership of the Department of State selects winners.  

This year, 10 women from different states will receive the award. It was noted that an awarding ceremony will be attended by Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, First Lady of the USA Melania Trump, who will congratulate women in person.

We note, Aiman Umarova is a member of the Almaty Regional Board of Attorneys, an expert on human rights under the President of Kazakhstan and co-founder of the public fund “Human rights defenders”.    

 



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