In pictures: The Goldman Prize 2009


Rizwana Hasan

The award has so far been given to 133 people from 75 countries.

Rizwana Hasan was selected for her work as an environmental attorney in Dhaka. She led a legal battle that resulted in increased government regulation and heightened public awareness about the dangers of the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh.

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