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The Women’s League of Burma documents the continued sexual violence against women

WLB Report "If they had hope, they would speak"

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) has released a report highlighting the continued sexual violence in Burma. If they had… Read More »

Meet Tin Tin Nyo, Burma

Tin Tin Nyo

Tin Tin Nyo is the General Secretary of the Women’s League of Burma. A spirited women’s rights advocate, Tin Tin has… Read More »

Jody Williams marches for 43 missing students in Mexico

Jody Williams joined over 100,000 people in Mexico City in a solidarity march demanding that those responsible for the 43 missing… Read More »

Tips: How to Engage with Corporations

Download the PDF –> Tips: How To Engage With Corporations   [View the story "#TogetherToEndSVC: Cross-sector partnerships" on Storify]

Subscribe to 16 Days of Activism 2014

    Visit our 16 Days of Activism blog now. Meet the activists from our 16 Days 2012. Meet the… Read More »

Activist Spotlight: Julian Bright, Washington, DC

Julian Bright

We are fortunate to work with a number of incredible youth activists, including Julian Bright, who volunteered with us this… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Maha

Climate March portrait Maha

When I first arrived in Ottawa I didn’t know what to expect, but I was excited about the Canadian and… Read More »

Peace talks in South Sudan delayed

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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

Andrea climate march portrait

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

Climate March portrait Maha

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 4th September 2014, the Stop the Bombing campaign aims to share the message of the people of those forced to… 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 »