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Sister-to-Sister 2014 kicks off in Ottawa!

Sister-to-Sister 2014 kicks off in Ottawa!

We are thrilled to announce the beginning of the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program! On August 30, Maha Babeker (Sudan), Andrea Ixchíu (Guatemala) and Alice… Read More »

Kerry’s visit to Burma: Women’s rights left out of the agenda

Kerry's visit to Burma: Women's rights left out of the agenda

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Burma in early August to discuss the 2015 elections in the South Asian… Read More »

Nobel Women: Release human rights activist Leyla Yunus

Nobel Women: Release human rights activist Leyla Yunus

The Nobel Women’s Initiative calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to release human rights defenders Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus…. Read More »

Human rights activist Leyla Yunus arrested

Human rights activist Leyla Yunus arrested

Leyla Yunus, a prominent Human Rights activist and defender was arrested on July 30th in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her husband Arif… Read More »

Nobel Laureates: End the violence in Gaza

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Arabic    Farsi The Nobel Women’s Initiative calls for an immediate ceasefire to stop the violence in Gaza, now entering… Read More »

New Volunteer Opportunities!

  The Nobel Women’s Initiative is looking to fill four volunteer roles!   BACKGROUND: The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the… Read More »

Central American child migrant crisis intensifies

Central American child migrant crisis intensifies

The U.S. Government has requested additional funding to expedite deportations of child migrants presenting themselves at the U.S. border. Leading… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative releases 2013 Annual Report!

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The Nobel Women’s Initiative is pleased to announce the release of our 2013 Annual Report! Check out some of the… Read More »

Tahoe facing lawsuit in Canada for shooting at Guatemalan mine

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Seven indigenous Guatemalan protestors have filed a civil lawsuit against Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources for violence inflicted on them… Read More »

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