Celebrating Women in 2012
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First Lady Michelle Obama
First lady Michelle Obama (center) encourages the audience to say "Happy Women's Day" as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (right) and award recipient Aneesa Ahmed of Maldives look on during the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards ceremony Thursday at the State Department in Washington, D.C. The award was given to those who risk harm to advance women's rights.