|Known for||human rights advocacy|
|Spouse(s)||Dong Jiqin (Chinese: 董继勤)|
|Children||Dong Xuan (Chinese: 董璇, daughter)|
Ni fought for property rights for people who lost their homes because of building for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She went to prison many times. In prison she was beaten and lost the use of her legs. She applied for a passport to travel to the U.S. to receive the award, but the Chinese government refused.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to International Women of Courage Award.|
- Reuters (25 April 2016). "Chinese rights lawyer Ni Yulan placed under house arrest". Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via The Guardian.
- "China Blocks Activist's Trip to US for 'Women of Courage' Award". VOA News website. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
- "Rights activist Ni Yulan 'barred from leaving' China". 30 March 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
- Hernández, Javier C. (31 March 2016). "Activist Says China Didn't Allow Her to Receive Award in U.S." Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via NYTimes.com.