17 winners from all around the world were awarded the Lorenzo Natali Prize for outstanding journalistic work covering issues of development, human rights and democracy during the award ceremony in Brussels yesterday.
They have been chosen from more than 1300 participants.
The Prize is in its 20th year. Through this Prize, the European Commission aims to reward journalists reporting in often challenging circumstances, celebrating the ways in which journalism can be a seed of positive change,
the inspiration for development, and the engine for democracy and human rights. The subjects covered by other Lorenzo Natali Prize 2011 winners are: micro-credit, corrective rape and the double life of homosexuals in Africa, India’s sex ratios,
trafficking of children, witchcraft, female genital mutilation, slavery, etc.
A full list of all the winners and their articles and TV and Radio pieces are available here.