The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winners:
Leymah Gbowee, Tawakul Karman, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Check out the Highlights of Feminist.com's FemSalon on "Women & Peace: Transforming Conflict" (Video)
featuring filmmaker Abigail Disney and other women peacemakers, including Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, WILPF Secretary General Madeleine Rees, AWID Executive Director, Lydia Alpízar Durán, World YWCA General Secretary Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda and Afghan Parliament member the Honorable Shinkai Karokhail. In partnership with Peace is Loud and part of Feminist.com's FemSalon Series. Full Women & Peace salon section coming soon!
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Women protesting in Egypt
This Women & Peace section was first inspired by Omega Institute and V-Day's Women, Power & Peace conference. Check out the links to articles and interviews from this event further below on this page.
Excerpt from My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize
AWID Presents A Selection Of Significant Moments For Women's Rights In 2012 (VIDEO)
Excerpt from Sex and World Peace
by Valerie M. Hudson, Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, Mary Caprioli, and Chad F. Emmett
Women's Global Voices
By Jensine Larsen, World Pulse
United for Peace
By Nobel Women's Initiative
Waging Feminism – the Other Side of Nonviolent Struggle
By Stephanie Van Hook
Petition to Support the Afghan's Network
By Meredith Tax
Women, War & Peace:
By Peter Bull
Bring in the Women Peacemakers:
Are We at a Tipping Point?
By Sheherazade Jafari
Women Nobel Peace Laureates Congratulate Three New Women Laureates by the Nobel Women's Initiative
Interviewing a new kind of leader and, now, a Nobel Prize winner, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
by Pat Mitchell
Institute, V-Day and the Nobel Women's Initiative
Power & Peace
Feminist.com's archive of features from the
Women, Power & Peace Conference
from and about Women, Power & Peace
Hillary, Condi, Aung San Suu Kyi and You
by Marianne Schnall - The Women's Media Center
Laureates, Sally Field, and Other Muzzled
by Marianne Schnall - The Huffington Post
from Women, Power & Peace Speakers
Featuring selected quotes from
Majora Carter, Kimberly Williams Crenshaw,
Riane Eisler, Eve Ensler, Jane
Fonda, Carol Gilligan, Elizabeth
Lesser, Rigoberta Menchú Tum,
Pat Mitchell, Kerry Washington,
Betty Williams, and Jody Williams.
Interviews from Women, Power & Peace
Founder Marianne Schnall:
with Betty Williams
• Conversation with Carol
with Kerry Washington
Links at Feminist.com
Hillary Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi
Images from AWARE: Association of Women for Action and Research