02 November, 2007 - Published 10:49 GMT
Reporting the news from Iraq is a dangerous business.
More than 100 journalists have been killed since the war began, most of them Iraqis.
So it's appropriate that a group of Iraqi women journalists, all working in the Baghdad bureau of the American news organisation McClatchy's, have been collectively given the 2007 Courage in Journalism Award by the International Women's Media Foundation.
Sahar is one of them... We are only giving her first name for reasons that will become clear