Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Suaad Allami | 2014 Global Leadership Awards, Fern Holland Award

Seven years ago, Suaad Allami opened Iraq's first legal clinic for women, Women for Progress. The clinic provides free legal assistance, medical referrals, vocational trainings and literacy courses to clients, the majority of whom have suffered gender-based violence. Suaad earns the 2014 Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Fern Holland Award for her unwavering resolve reintegrate women into Iraqi society and to engage them fully in reconstructing a stronger nation.                                                                                                              >Video introduction<

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