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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winners:
Leymah Gbowee, Tawakul Karman, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Check out our "Women & Peace: Transforming Conflict" page featuring photos, video clips and other highlights from our recent salon with filmmaker Abigail Disney and other women peacemakers, including Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, WILPF Secretary General Madeleine Rees, AWID Executive Director, Lydia Alpízar Durán, World YWCA General Secretary Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda and Afghan Parliament member the Honorable Shinkai Karokhail. In partnership with Peace is Loud and part of Feminist.com's FemSalon Series.


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Women protesting in Egypt

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This Women & Peace section was first inspired by Omega Institute and V-Day's Women, Power & Peace conference. Check out the links to articles and interviews from this event further below on this page.

  • Excerpt from My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize

  • AWID Presents A Selection Of Significant Moments For Women's Rights In 2012 (VIDEO)

  • Excerpt from Sex and World Peace by Valerie M. Hudson, Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, Mary Caprioli, and Chad F. Emmett

  • Column: Women's Global Voices By Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

  • Column: United for Peace By Nobel Women's Initiative

  • Waging Feminism – the Other Side of Nonviolent Struggle By Stephanie Van Hook

  • Petition to Support the Afghan's Network By Meredith Tax

  • Women, War & Peace: War Redefined By Peter Bull

  • Bring in the Women Peacemakers: Are We at a Tipping Point? By Sheherazade Jafari

  • Women Nobel Peace Laureates Congratulate Three New Women Laureates by the Nobel Women's Initiative

  • Interviewing a new kind of leader and, now, a Nobel Prize winner, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by Pat Mitchell



    Omega Institute, V-Day and the Nobel Women's Initiative present...
    Women, Power & Peace

    Read Feminist.com's archive of features from the Women, Power & Peace Conference


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    by Marianne Schnall - The Women's Media Center
    Nobel Laureates, Sally Field, and Other Muzzled Peace Voices
    by Marianne Schnall - The Huffington Post


    Quotes from Women, Power & Peace Speakers


    Featuring selected quotes from Majora Carter, Kimberly Williams Crenshaw, Riane Eisler, Eve Ensler, Jane Fonda, Carol Gilligan, Elizabeth Lesser, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Pat Mitchell, Kerry Washington, Betty Williams, and Jody Williams.


    Exclusive Interviews from Women, Power & Peace
    by Feminist.com Founder Marianne Schnall:

    • Conversation with Betty Williams
    • Conversation with Carol Gilligan
    • Conversation with Kerry Washington


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