Nobel Peace Prize female recipients collaborate to advance peace and women’s rights

Only 16 women received the Nobel Peace Prize over its 110-year history. Nine of them have banded together to create Nobel Women’s Initiative, a project conceived by Jody Williams from the U.S., Shirin Ebadi from Iran, and the late Wangari Maathai from Kenya. They figured that using the power and prestige of the Nobel Prize to work together to advance peace and women’s rights may bring much needed clout to the causes they would focus on. They have had some resounding successes, yet their work is far from done. Enjoy this timely account of their indefatigable efforts over the past decade.

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Nobel Peace Prize female recipients collaborate to advance peace and women’s rights

Only 16 women received the Nobel Peace Prize over its 110-year history. Nine of them have banded together to create Nobel Women’s Initiative, a project conceived by Jody Williams from the U.S., Shirin Ebadi from Iran, and the late Wangari Maathai from Kenya. They figured that using the power and prestige of the Nobel Prize to work together to advance peace and women’s rights may bring much needed clout to the causes they would focus on. They have had some resounding successes, yet their work is far from done. Enjoy this timely account of their indefatigable efforts over the past decade.

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