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New Report on Sexual Violence in Burma: Military Impedes Justice for Survivors

For Immediate Release November 24, 2014 [RANGOON, CHIANG MAI] A new report to be released Tuesday by the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) reveals… 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

World’s first-ever global network of sexual violence survivors launches today at Global Summit

(London)—June 12, 2014.  The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict today launched the world’s first-ever global… Read More »

Campaign to Stop Rape Launches Photo Exhibit at Global Summit

(London)—June 11, 2014. The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict today launched the multimedia exhibit Beauty… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates call for preemptive ban on “killer robots”

(Ottawa)—May 12, 2014. Referring to the development of weapons that could select targets and kill people without any human intervention… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates call for swift action to bring home abducted Nigerian girls

(Ottawa—May 7, 2014)—The April 14th abduction of over 270 girls from a secondary school in Chibok in the state of… Read More »

Nobel Laureates Urge Obama to Deny Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

“Climate crisis is already a daily struggle for so many” WASHINGTON (April 16, 2014) – Ten Nobel Peace Prize laureates… Read More »

« Trop, c’est trop » : les femmes de la RDC exigent la fin des violences sexuelles et des conflits

Bukavu (Sud-Kivu), RDC, 25 février 2014 – Une mission de recherche en République démocratique du Congo menée par la Libérienne… Read More »

“Enough is enough”: the women of the DRC demand an end to sexual violence & conflict

(Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo). February 25, 2014. –A fact-finding mission to the Democratic Republic of the… Read More »

La lauréate d’un prix Nobel, Leymah Gbowee, dirige une mission d’observation dans l’est de la RDC

Kigali—(19 février 2014).  Un groupe de femmes américaines et canadiennes qui occupent des fonctions de haut niveau—dirigé par la lauréate d’un prix… Read More »

Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee leads fact-finding mission to Eastern DRC

Kigali—(February 19, 2014).  A group of high-level American and Canadian women—led by Nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee—today launched a fact-finding… Read More »

Nobel Laureates: Honour full mandate of Guatemala’s Attorney General!

The Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have released a statement today calling on the Guatemalan government to honour the… Read More »

Systematic sexual violence in Burma’s ethnic areas: new report

For Immediate Release January 14, 2014 [Rangoon, Chiang Mai and New York] Today marks the launch of an important new… Read More »

Rape, sexual slavery and flogging: a crisis situation for women in Sudan

New report says local women’s organizations urgently need help (Ottawa—6 December 2013) The women of Sudan are facing a crisis… Read More »

Industry & gov’t not listening to those most impacted by oil sands expansion

Report documents resistance of women living along proposed pipeline route  (Ottawa)—28 October 2013 A new report released today show that… Read More »

Ottawa has a chance to be a global leader on climate change says Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams

For immediate release: Thursday October 24, 2013 Communities across the US, western Canada and now central and eastern Canada are… Read More »

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over Greenpeace case

Amsterdam, 17th October 2013 – Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative Congratulates 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

As Nobel peace laureates, we are delighted to congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its… Read More »

Nobel laureates, campaigners to African leaders: support the ICC!

-October 10, 2013- In a letter released today, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict—including Archbishop… Read More »