Nirbhaya - the 23 yr old victim of a gang rape (and death 13 days later) in a Delhi bus (12/16/2012), who became the focus of women around India and their fight against gender-based violence, is among ten extraordinary women being honored with the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award.The courageous physiotherapy intern's brutal rape inspired widespread protests, has become the foundation of a popular movement to end violence against women in India," the citation noted.
"A Somali girl at a wedding...wears the traditional Somali dress called a guntiino as well as amber across her torso and in her hair. Her arms, adorned with henna, carry incense. Amber has importance in Somali culture and is typically worn by females. As 1 of 3 nations in the world to which frankincense and myrrh grows on plants native to the country...incense in its various forms has great importance in Somali culture..." (Source: The Real Afrikan Truth)