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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 »

Stop Killer Robots

Nobel Laureate Jody Williams speaks to DemocracyNOW! about killer robots. Credit: DemocracyNOW!

The six Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative are joining international campaigners to call for a ban… Read More »

Keep dirty oil out of New England: Jody Williams

Keep dirty oil out of New England: Jody Williams

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams’ opinion piece on the importance of keeping dirty oil from Canada’s Alberta tar sands out… Read More »

Rigoberta Menchú Tum commends ruling on trial of Rios Montt

Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Former dictator José Efrain Ríos Montt and former general José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez will stand trial in Guatemala for genocide… Read More »

In the Media – Women Forging Peace: Liberia 2013

In the Media - Women Forging Peace: Liberia 2013

This week Nobel Peace Laureates Leymah Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi, Mairead Maguire, and Jody Williams – in addition to highly-respected women… Read More »

Shirin Ebadi reports on human rights, Nov – Dec 2012

Shirin Ebadi reports on human rights, Nov - Dec 2012

Nobel Laureate and lawyer Shirin Ebadi released her November/December 2012 review of human rights in Iran. In this segment Ebadi… Read More »

Nobel Women call on Iranian authorities to act now: release Nasrin Sotoudeh

Nobel Women call on Iranian authorities to act now: release Nasrin Sotoudeh

The Nobel Women’s Initiative released a statement today in support of Nasrin Sotoudeh. The statement calls for Sotoudeh’s release from… Read More »

Nobel Laureates release open letter to Obama, Thein Sein

Five women Nobel Peace Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative released an open letter today to President Barack Obama of… 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