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Fartuun Adan from Somalia delivers remarks after receiving the... Nieuwsfoto'sHoorn van Afrika,Horizontaal,Ontvangen,Overheid,Politiek,Somalië,Staatssecretaris,VS Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken,Verenigde Staten,Volwassen,Volwassen vrouwen,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFartuun Adan from Somalia delivers remarks after receiving the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award March 8, 2013 in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the US Department of State in Washington, DC. The Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award annually recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk. Since the inception of this award in 2007, the Department of State has honored 67 women from 45 different countries. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)