The Anne Klein Women’s Award

Anne Klein Women’s Award 2018

Jury statement: Anne Klein Women’s Award 2018

In bestowing the Anne Klein Women’s Award 2018 on Jineth Bedoya Lima and Mayerlis Angarita Robles, the Jury is honoring two women from Colombia who have campaigned for the rights of women in armed conflicts, against the use of structural sexual violence, and for peace in Colombia and the nation coming to terms with its past.

Anne Klein Women’s Award 2017

Video recording of the award ceremony 2017

Anne Klein Women’s Award 2013

About Anne Klein

Nomination and Criteria

Jury

Barbara Unmüßig
Renate Künast, MdB
Prof. Dr. Michaele Schreyer
Jutta Wagner
Thomas Herrendorf

Contact

Ulrike Cichon
cichon@boell.de
(030) 285 34-112

Anne Klein Women’s Award

Making Gender Democracy a Reality: The Anne Klein Women’s Award

In honour of Anne Klein the Heinrich Böll Foundation has created the Anne Klein Women’s Award. Anne Klein, a dedicated lawyer and openly lesbian politician, has been a pioneer of feminist causes. She served as the first feminist Women’s Senator in Berlin’s state government. The prize is annually awarded to women who have shown exemplary commitment for making gender democracy a reality.

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