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.
As the granddaughter of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, Mariel was from one of this country’s most famous families — but it was also a family plagued by mental illness, addiction, and tragedy. She speaks with Yahoo Beauty editor in chief, Bobbi Brown, about overcoming.
In 1977, Robyn Davidson walked 1,700 miles across the Australian desert with 4 camels and her dog. It was documented by National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan. Their story comes out in theaters as the movie "Tracks" this September, 2014.