Who else were awarded with Loujain by PEN America in 2019?
Nawal El Saadawi and Mona Eltahawy
Nouf Abdulaziz and Eman al-Nafjan
Leila Slimani and Henda Ayari
Tawakkol Karman and Reem Shaikh
In 2019, Loujain al-Hathloul, Nouf Abdulaziz, and Eman al-Nafjan were awarded the PEN America PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award. The award is given to writers who have been imprisoned or persecuted for their work. Al-Hathloul, Abdulaziz, and al-Nafjan were all arrested in Saudi Arabia for their activism for women's rights.
The Inspiring Journey of Loujain al-Hathloul: A Quiz on a Courageous Saudi Activist