Women Marchers Win Freedom of Expression Courage Award

PEN America works at the intersections of human rights and literature to protect open expression. The PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award is going to the "Women's March" for "galvaniz[ing] a potent global movement to resist infringements on the rights and dignity of women and many other groups." The awards committe goes on to say; "We honor the Women's March for acting at a critical moment to overcome the inertia and fear of failure that can impair public mobilization, and for inspiring millions in America and around the world to do the same." 

To learn more about this award see the PEN Press Release  or this article Did you participate in the Women's March? You just won a Freedom of Expression of Courage prize from The Week