Kholoud Waleed (Syria) 2015

5th October 2015

On 7th October 2015, RAW in WAR (Reach All Women in WAR) celebrated the incredible courage and inspiring work of Kholoud Waleed, a journalist and editor of the underground newspaper ‘Enab Baladi’. Kholoud Waleed, co-founder of ‘Enab Baladi’(Grapes of my […]


Vian Dakhil (Iraq) 2014

5th October 2014

Today, Monday 6th October, RAW in WAR (Reach All Women in WAR) celebrates the courage of Vian Dakhil, a Yazidi member of the Iraqi Parliament, who has courageously spoken out and tirelessly campaigned to protect the Yazidi people from […]


Marie Colvin (the United States) 2012

6th October 2012

This year’s winner is a unique woman, a courageous war correspondent, who dedicated her life to reporting from the frontline of almost every major conflict in recent history. From the war in the Balkans to […]


Razan Zaitouneh (Syria) 2011

6th October 2011

The winner of RAW in WAR’s fifth annual Anna Politkovskaya Award is Razan Zaitouneh from Syria. Razan is a 34-year-old human rights lawyer from Syria who has gone into hiding after being accused by the […]


Dr. Halima Bashir (Darfur/Sudan) 2010

6th October 2010

The winner of RAW in WAR’s fourth annual Anna Politko­vskaya Award is Dr Halima Bashir from Darfur (Sudan). Halima comes from the Zaghawa tribe who inhabit the western region of Sudan. In 2003 she became […]


Malalai Joya (Afghanistan) 2008

6th October 2008

The winner of RAW in WAR’s second annual Anna Politkovskaya Award is Malalai Joya from Afghanistan. Malalai Joya (30) was the youngest elected member of Afghanistan’s national parliament in 2005 and past elected delegate for […]