Press Release – Theirworld Awards 2017 (March 7, 2017)

The humanitarian work of Syria’s female White Helmets and pioneering Afghani sportswoman Khalida Popal was recognised at a special event hosted by children’s charity Theirworld ahead of International Women’s Day. 

Theirworld Press Release Theirworld Awards 2017

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Manal and Gardenia, two female members of Syria’s Civil Defence force, accepted the Theirworld Hope 2017 in honour of their courageous and life-saving missions. 

Khalida Popal received recognition with the Theirworld Challenge 2017 award for her efforts to empower women and highlight the issues they face by encouraging more girls and women to get involved in sport