2006 Gruber Women’s Rights Prize

The recipients are three outspoken supporters of equality for women who, collectively, articulate the political and economic rights to which all women should be entitled.

Luz Méndez and the Unión Nacional de Mujeres Guatemaltecas (UNAMG) are leaders in working toward peace-building and equitable political participation in Guatemala

The only woman jurist on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Judge Cecilia Medina Quiroga has advanced the rights of women through international law

Julie Su and Sweatshop Watch are strong advocates for the economic and political rights of migrant workers in the US