June Zeitlin (Executive Director) and Srilatha Batliwala (Board Chair) deliver acceptance speech on behalf of WEDO at the gala event in Singapore on April 21, 2006.

“In accepting this Award, we recognize that women have long been champions of the earth – in their families, in their communities and in their societies…clearly there is much to celebrate, but also much needs to be done to improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.”

To read the speech, click here: WEDO acceptance speech as Champion of the Earth

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