India: IANSA Woman awarded Sean MacBride Peace Prize for 2010

IANSA woman Binalakshmi Nepram of the Manipuri Women Gun Survivors Network, and the Control Arms Foundation of India, has been awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize for 2010 by the International Peace Bureau (IPB). The Prize is given to individuals or organisations for their outstanding work for peace, disarmament and human rights. “News such as this motivates me and my team to keep working for a peaceful world with dedication and strength in our hearts. I dedicate this award to the struggling people of Manipur in Northeast India and in other conflict zones around the world,“ Binalakshmi said.