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Peace talks in South Sudan delayed

Peace talks in South Sudan are not expected to resume on October 16th, despite an earlier announcement from mediators. Recent… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Andrea

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A few weeks ago I arrived in Canada with nothing more than two suitcases and a few doubts. I came… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Alice

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The Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has given me an opportunity to deeply reflect on my potential and influence as a young… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative congratulates 2014 Peace Prize recipients

The Nobel Women’s Initiative congratulates activists Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on being named the 2014 recipients of the Nobel… Read More »

VIDEO: Andrea’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Andrea Ixchiu traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

VIDEO: Maha’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Maha Babeker traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

VIDEO: Alice’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Alice Vilmaro traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

Sister-to-Sister 2014 in New York City

Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, our 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participants traveled to New York City! Andrea, Alice and Maha… Read More »

Sudan group launches Stop The Bombing campaign

Launched on September 4th 2014, the Stop the Bombing campaign marks the third anniversary of the recommencement of the civil war… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates call for end to “Dirty War” in Mexico & Central America

(Ottawa)—September 28, 2014. The six Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative—Jody Williams, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Shirin Ebadi, Mairead Maguire, Leymah… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates in Delhi: End violence against women

(Delhi—September 29, 2014) Nobel peace laureates Jody Williams (USA), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Shirin Ebadi (Iran) are in India with… Read More »

Nobel Laureates: Political solution needed for Iraq, Syria

(Ottawa, 25 September 2014) We, the Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, are urgently calling on the US and UK… Read More »

Nobel laureates write organizers of World Summit in Cape Town

25 September 2014 Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor: City of Cape Town Frederik Willem De Klerk, Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop… Read More »

Meet Binalakshmi Nepram, India

“Together, women of the third world, the first world, the middle world, this one globe, have to be united and… Read More »

Meet 2014 Sister-to-Sister Participant: Maha Babeker

Women in Sudan are living a daily struggle. Sharia laws and radical Islamists are violating and abusing civil rights and… Read More »

Six Nobel peace laureates refuse to attend summit in South Africa

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(September 26, 2014) Update: Read the letter sent by our five Nobel peace laureates early this morning to the organizers… Read More »

Jody Williams & Nobel Women delegation march for climate in New York

After the 2009 Copenhagen climate conference failed to translate into a binding agreement on environmental issues, citizens around the globe… Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Voices of Change Conversation Series – Women Redefining Innovation

The MATCH International Women’s Fund and Nobel Women’s Initiative partner to explore how women are redefining innovation Toronto, ON (September… Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Voices of Change Conversation Series – Women Redefining Peace

Learn How Women Activists from Sudan, Canada & Guatemala Are Changing the World (Ottawa—September 23, 2014).   Five women activists will… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative strongly concerned about violence in Yemen

Militants today attacked home of Nobel peace laureate Tawakkol Karman (Ottawa—September 21, 2014). The Nobel Women’s Initiative is standing in… Read More »

BRIEFING PAPER: Women of Congo Speak Out

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Key findings and recommendations from our Women of Congo Speak Out delegation in 2014 have been compiled into a briefing… Read More »

Women Nobel Peace Laureates respond to concerns about World Summit

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Thanks to all for sharing your thoughts about the upcoming World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates being held next month… Read More »

Meet 2014 Sister-to-Sister Participant: Alice Vilmaro

I was born in South Sudan, but due to the long ongoing conflict in the country my family had to… Read More »

Meet 2014 Sister-to-Sister Participant: Andrea Ixchiu

My name is Andrea Ixchiu Hernandez, and I am a K’iche activist. I grew up in the highlands of Guatemala… Read More »

Join Us: Voices for Change Conversation Series

The Nobel Women’s Initiative is excited to partner with The MATCH International Women’s Fund to bring you the Voices for… Read More »