Maryam Durani

US First Lady Michelle Obama (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) pose with Maryam Durani of Afghanistan as she receives 2012 International Women of Courage Award during a ceremony at the US State Department in Washington, DC, on March 8, 2012. The prestigious Secretary of State�s Award for International Women of Courage annually recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women�s rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)