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Defending the Defenders! International Conference: Join Us Virtually

Defending the Defenders! International Conference: Join Us Virtually

We are very excited to invite you to join us online for our 5th biennial conference, Defending the Defenders! Building… Read More »

Include women in peace processes: Nobel Laureates

Nobel Laureates signed the final Istanbul Declaration and Call to Action on women and peace.

Nobel laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi joined Tawakkol Karman in Turkey this week for the “Istanbul Conference on Peace… Read More »

Tawakkol Karman urges peaceful protest in Yemen

Tawakkol Karman urges peaceful protest in Yemen

Yemen’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman is urging citizens of Yemen to rise against the Houthi coup and continue… Read More »

Nobel Laureates advocate for global peace

Shirin and Tawakkol

The 14th annual World Summit of Nobel Laureates was held in Rome from December 12th to the 14th. The Summit… 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 »

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 »

Nobel Laureates call for immediate end to violence in Egypt

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has released a statement calling for an immediate end to violence in Egypt that has disproportionately… Read More »

Don’t erode the Inter-American Human Rights System: Nobel Women

Laureate Jody Williams with Women Human Rights Defenders

Update: On the eve of the review the Nobel Laureates sent an open letter to all leaders of OAS countries… Read More »

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Jody Williams TEDWomen Talk

It’s not just about hope and ideas. It’s about action.

Shirin Ebadi

Demilitarization isn’t a dirty word; nonviolence isn’t non-action; and real peace isn’t for wimps.

Jody Williams