Amal Clooney named one of the BBC's 100 Women of the Year

Amal Clooney, née Alamuddin, has just been included in the new "BBC 100 Women 2023" list, published on 21 November, highlighting in particular a project she is undertaking jointly with Michelle Obama and Melinda French Gates to eliminate early marriage.

Active on more than one front, an advocate for major causes and a specialist in international law and human rights, she is respected around the world for her actions and activism - she was very vocal during the war in Ukraine, represented Julian Assange (co-founder of Wikileaks) and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. However, the Lebanese-born actress has surprised many with her heavy silence since the start of the war in Gaza. No statement in the press or on social networks, notably on her page co-founded with her husband called "Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ)".