Androula Henriques

Cypriot activist (born 1936)

Androula Henriques is an activist from Cyprus. In 2010 she received the International Women of Courage Award.[1][2]

Androula Henriques in 2010


Henriques started "Cyprus Stop Trafficking", a group to fight human trafficking.[3] She became the president of the group. She also worked to get the government of Cyprus to stop human trafficking.[4]

In 2008, Cyprus Stop Trafficking had a conference in Cyprus to help stop human trafficking. There were speakers from the United States and the European Union. There were also people from the National Police, the House of Representatives, the Attorney General's Office, the Turkish-Cypriot community, several NGOs, and many journalists.[1]

National Order of Merit, Commander's insignia (France)


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "2010 International Women of Courage Award".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Feminist Wire Daily Newsbriefs: U.S. and Global News Coverage".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Founder of Cyprus Stop Trafficking Commander in the National Order of Merit". Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2015-11-17.
  4. "U.S. Embassy Honors 2010 International Women of Courage Award Winner Androula Henriques for Anti-Trafficking Work - Embassy of the United States Nicosia Cyprus". Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2015-11-17.