The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) is currently inviting applicants for its 22nd 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.

The Prize aims to draw international attention to laureate’s contributions to sustainable development, food security and peace. WWSF participates in empowering rural women in their contribution to end rural poverty, improve gender equality, and advance women’s rights to peace and well-being.  

Award available

The foundation will cash award of US$ 1000.

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees should be women and women’s groups currently active in rural life whose efforts have not yet been acknowledged by other awards. They may not nominate themselves. The nominating organization or individual must have direct experience of the nominee’s work. The nominator may not nominate a family member, be a member of the nominated organization, nor can an organization nominate its senior officer (i.e. founder, president etc.). No more than 3 candidates may be presented by the same person/organization in the same year. The nominator commits, if possible, to organize an award ceremony if the candidate is selected for the Prize and invites the local and/or national media.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the nomination form via given website.

For more information, please visit Prize for Women’s.

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