Teri Hatcher honoured at 2005 Women's World Awards

MUMBAI: One of the stars of the hit television series Desperate Housewives Teri Hatcher was honoured at the second edition of Women's World Awards which took place a few days ago in Germany.

The show was hosted by former Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev.

In all 10 women were recognised. The event, which attracted an array of international celebrities and more than 250 television teams and journalists, paid tribute to the contributions of the winners as inspirational role models for millions of women around the world.

Hatcher who got the World Actress Award said, "It is remarkable that something as simple as television can empower us to create change and awareness in the world. I am blessed to be able to work at a job I love and also give back in the most vital way -- to people in need."

The other winners included Catherine Deneuve (World Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement) Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, (World Tolerance Award) TV host Sabine Christiansen (World Media Award) and Donatella Versace (World Fashion Award).

Bhutto said,"For me personally, this is a very special moment. But, even more, I think it is an important moment for all women and the politics of tolerance all over the world."

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