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According to the Nobel Peace Prize Press Release, three impressive Nobel Laureates were chosen to share the award “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” The site further states: “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society.” [ Full Article ]
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Tawakkul Karman (Yemen) join 121 Laureates who have also received the award.
Want to Learn More?
The resources below can be requested for checkout by Miami affiliates
- This child will be great: Memoir of a remarkable life by Africa’s first woman president , by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
- Mighty be our powers: How sisterhood, prayer, and sex changed a nation at war, by Leymah Gbowee with Carole Mithers
- Liberian women peacemakers: Fighting for the right to be seen, heard and counted
- Breaking through the stained glass ceiling: Women religious leaders in their own words, Edited by Maureen Fiedler
- Chaos in Yemen: Societal collapse and the new authoritarianism, by Isa Blumi
- I am Nujood, age 10 and divorced, by Nujood Ali
- Peripheral visions: Publics, power, and performance in Yemen, by Lisa Wedeen
- Iron ladies of Liberia DVD Directed by Daniel Junge
Check out our wide variety of LGBT Resources “On Display” throughout the month of October! Featuring books from our Queer Studies bibliography, a colorful visual display of symbols associated with the LGBTQ community, and guides to learning more about getting–and giving–support.