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Meet 2014 Sister-to-Sister Participant: Maha Babeker

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 »

Nobel Women’s Initiative attends New York climate march

Nobel Women's Initiative attends New York climate march

After the 2009 Copenhagen climate conference failed to translate into a binding agreement on environmental issues, citizens around the globe… Read More »

BREAKING – Nobel Women’s Initiative strongly concerned about violence in Yemen: Militants enter home of Tawakkol Karman

Militants today attacked home of Nobel peace laureate Tawakkol Karman (Ottawa—September 21, 2014). The Nobel Women’s Initiative is standing in… Read More »

BRIEFING PAPER: Women of Congo Speak Out

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Key findings and recommendations from our Women of Congo Speak Out delegation in 2014 have been compiled into a briefing… 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 »

Open letter to President Aliyev of Azerbaijan: Release Leyla Yunus

Open letter to President Aliyev of Azerbaijan: Release Leyla Yunus

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has sent an open letter to President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, urging the immediate release of… Read More »

IS militants in Iraq: Barbaric sexual violence

IS militants in Iraq: Barbaric sexual violence

The United Nations last month released information about sexual violence atrocities committed by the militants of the Islamic State (IS)… Read More »

A woman gang-raped in DRC testifies in court

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A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house told a military court last week in the Democratic Republic… Read More »

Liberian women tackle Ebola crisis

Liberian women tackle Ebola crisis

Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee has made a plea to the international community for assistance fighting the Ebola outbreak in West… Read More »

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