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Refugees need Europe’s protection – not more military action

Leymah Gbowee, Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Mairead Maguire, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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Nobel peace laureates call for end to hostilities in Yemen

(Ottawa)—April 28, 2015. The Nobel Women’s Initiative is following with grave concern the horrific events over the past months in… Read More »

Global conference in The Hague focuses on protection of women activists

(The Hague)—April 24, 2015.   A gathering of 120 women—including Nobel peace laureates and frontline activists from the Middle East, Africa… Read More »

Unieke bijeenkomst van vijf winnaressen van de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede in Nederland

Topconferentie over de bescherming van vrouwelijke activisten wereldwijd van 24 t/m 26 april.  Uit onderzoek van het International News Safety… Read More »

Nobel laureates at UIC to celebrate 100 years of women’s peacemaking

Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee & Jody Williams

(Chicago, Illinois)—March 12, 2015. The Social Justice Initiative at the UIC will welcome Nobel peace laureates Leymah Gbowee of Liberia… Read More »

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

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 »