UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet receives the Tiradentes Medal
Legislators present UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet with the Tiradentes Medal, the highest honor from Rio de Janeiro State. The ceremony took place at the Tiradentes Palace in Rio de Janeiro on 19 June 2012.
From Left: Judge Adriana Ramos de Mello, Eleonor Menicucci, Minister of Women's Affairs of Brazil; Antonio Claret, Secretary of Social Assistance and Human Rights for Rio de Janeiro State; UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet; Inês Pandeló, State Deputy; Benedita da Silva, Congresswoman; Jaqueline Pitanguy, Executive Coordinator CEPIA
Photo Credit: UN Women/Fabricio Barreto