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Nobel Laureates: Political solution needed for Iraq, Syria

Nobel Laureates: Political solution needed for Iraq, Syria

(Ottawa, 25 September 2014) We, the Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, are urgently calling on the US and UK… Read More »

Jody Williams & Nobel Women delegation march for climate in New York

Jody Williams & Nobel Women delegation march for climate in New York

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

Nobel Women’s Initiative strongly concerned about violence in Yemen

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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