Friday, October 10, 2008


AWARDS: Women's Rights Prize

Nominations for the Women's Rights Prize from the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation are being accepted. An unrestricted $500,000 cash prize will be awarded to an individual who has "made contributions, often at personal or professional risk, to furthering the rights of women and girls in any area, and to advancing gender equity." Additional information is available on the foundation's Web site at

Individuals and organizations that are active in or have an appreciation for contemporary events in the field of women's rights may send nominations. The foundation prefers that nomination forms be submitted online or e-mailed to Self-nominations are not accepted. The deadline is on December 15, 2008. For more information, contact Sara Hreha, PPGF 140 West 57th Street, Suite 10C, New York, N.Y. 10019; (212) 247-8484, ext. 204; fax (212) 247-8549.

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