Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

WWSF Prize for women’s creativity in rural life

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The Women’s World Summit Foundation - WWSF - cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 20th 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, 395 Laureates have been honored for their commitment and creativity with a cash award of US$ 1000 each. All prizewinners and brief description of their work are published on our website

Given your experience, interest and perspective with regard to issues of human rights, economic development, environment, climate change, peace building, ending violence and empowerment of women and children, we would greatly appreciate your participation and thank you in advance for sending us your candidates. About 10 prizewinners will again be selected in 2014 and announced to the media on 15 October – International Day of Rural Women.

Your presentation of candidates, following the nomination criteria, must reach our office no later than 30 April 2014. 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
UN Representative
Convener of the 19 Days of Activism campaign 1-19 Nov.

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January 31 2014