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Nobel laureates: Release Narges Mohammadi now!

The Nobel laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative are calling on the government of Iran to immediately and unconditionally release… Read More »

Back to Colombia: Jody Williams

Nobel laureate Jody Williams traveled to Colombia to meet with women involved in the #ProcesoDePaz and urge for women’s voices… Read More »

Arrests in Berta Cárceres case not enough

Global support for an independent investigation into the death of slain Honduran activist Berta Cáceres is growing. Earlier this month,… Read More »

Spotlight: Rosa Emilia Salamanca, Colombia

Rosa Emilia Salamanca is the director of the Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económia (CIASE), a Colombian peace… Read More »

Month In Review: April 2016

Our Month In Review is now available online! Catch up on what happened in April – including testifying at the Foreign… Read More »

Job Opportunity: Assistant, When We Are Bold Book Project

Assistant, When We Are Bold Book Project Job Description   The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the prestige of the Nobel… Read More »

Job Opportunity: Assistant, Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

Assistant, Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program Job Description The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the prestige of the Nobel Peace Prize and six… Read More »

Reparations for Sepur Zarco

On February 26 the Supreme Court of Guatemala handed down a precedent setting verdict in the Sepur Zarco case. Retired… Read More »

Spotlight: Alliance to End Silence and Impunity

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In 2009 three women’s rights organizations in Guatemala—Mujeres Transformando el Mundo (MTM), Unión Nacional de Mujeres Guatemaltecas (UNAMG) and Equipo… Read More »

Women’s peace organizations in Colombia

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The women’s movement in Colombia has steadfastly called for peace throughout more than five decades of civil war. Together, these… Read More »

Women’s role in the Colombian Peace Process

The women’s movement in Colombia has engaged in advocacy at the local, regional, national and international level to demand their… Read More »

Context: Prosecuting perpetrators of sexual violence

The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict calls for the continued partnership of governments and regional… Read More »

Contract Opportunity: Web Designer

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Terms of Reference Web Designer: WWW.NOBELWOMENSINITIATIVE.ORG The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the prestige of the Nobel Peace Prize and courageous… Read More »

Join us online as Laureate Jody Williams travels to Colombia & Guatemala!

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Join us online from April 27 – May 7 as Nobel laureate Jody Williams travels to Colombia and Guatemala! After… Read More »

Nakia: Reflections from Social Work Day at the UN

I recently attended Social Work Day at the United Nations along with almost 700 students, teachers and social work practitioners… Read More »

Take Action: Release Narges Mohammadi!

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Call on Iranian authorities to release human rights defender Narges Mohammadi! Urge Iranian authorities to grant Narges immediate access to… Read More »

Crackdown on women’s right’s organizations in Egypt

The Egyptian government has escalated measures to intimidate and suppress civil society organizations and women’s groups. Many civil society organizations have been impacted,… Read More »

Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Finance & Operations

COORDINATOR, FINANCE and OPERATIONS JOB DESCRIPTION Contract: 3 days per week, one year, renewable The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the… Read More »

Volunteer Opportunity: Assistant, Policy and Advocacy & Communications

POSITION: Advocacy Volunteer – Assistant, Policy and Advocacy & Communications Beginning: May 16, 2016 A commitment of at least 24-30… Read More »

Volunteer Opportunity: Online Media Assistant

POSITION: Advocacy Volunteer – Assistant, Online Media Beginning: May 16, 2016 A commitment of at least 24-30 hours per week for… Read More »

Zika: Women’s sexual and reproductive rights violated

The Zika virus has re-opened the debate surrounding strict discriminatory laws against women’s sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America…. Read More »

Five years later: Women key to peace in Syria

March marked the 5th anniversary of the war in Syria. The Geneva peace talks on Syria now include more seats… Read More »

#SepurZarco: Reflections by Nobel laureate Jody Williams

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Nobel laureate Jody Williams recounts her experience in Guatemala to witness the Sepur Zarco trial and stand in solidarity with… Read More »

New report: Women Refugees at Risk in Europe

We are pleased to launch our report Women Refugees at Risk in Europe. The report reviews the risks for women… Read More »

Laureates to Arctic Council: No more drilling

The Nobel laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have sent a letter to the Arctic Council today urging them to… Read More »