Ebadi receives Noble prize
The winner of 2003 Noble Peace Prize Shirin Ebadi received her prize from the Norway-based Noble Committee during a ceremony held in Oslo on Wednesday. According to IRNA, before receiving her prize from chairman of the Nobel committee Ole Mjoes at a formal ceremony in Oslo`s City Hall, Ebadi, 56, had told a press conference that her prize belonged to all Iranian women. Ebadi is the first Muslim woman to receive the award.
The Noble Committee declared the Iranian lawyer as the winner of the Noble Peace Prize on October 10 for her research and works for the cause of human rights particularly those of women and children.