2016 Winner

Mrs Setsuko Thurlow

Mrs Setsuko Thurlow – Mrs Setsuko Thurlow is a Hiroshima survivor and an inspiration for many in the international campaign for nuclear disarmament. Mrs Setsuko Thurlow was born in Japan and was just 13 years old in August 1945, when the devastating atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. What she experienced and saw was a life changing experience and having witnessed firsthand the horrors of death, suffering and destruction she devoted her life to campaign against nuclear weapons