Marie Yolene Gilles awarded Woman of Courage of Haiti 2012
A ceremony war held by the US Embassy to honor Ms. Marie Yolène Gilles as she was awarded the title of "Woman of Courage of Haiti 2012".
She is Head of Programmes at the National Network of Human Rights (RNDDH). According to the officials who presented the award, Marie-Yolène Gilles is an example for all Haitians. She is an activist and a fighter.
Marie-Yolène Gilles is a journalist, and received award for advocating for the freedom of press in Haiti. She was arrested and sent to jail for her position