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Leymah Gboweee Nobel Peace Prize

If Only Wars Could Be Stopped This Way...

Franca Sozzani | Posted 07.07.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

In 2003, when Leymah Gbowee was awarded, alongside two other African women the Nobel Peace Prize, her name became particularly well-known because she employed a rather unusual method to bring to an end a civil war.

No Country for Weak Women

Lori Sokol | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Lori Sokol

'Strength does not come from physical capacity, (but) from an indomitable will." And women have always had that, even when we still considered ourselves a minority.

War Redefined: Women, War & Peace

Abigail E. Disney | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
Abigail E. Disney

We have spent too many centuries tolerating a limited and limiting narrative of war. The desire for a new dialogue on war and peace is not limited by one's personal politics -- peace doesn't have a side, or a color or a race.

Echoes of Our Past, Visions of Our Future: In Tribute to Maathai, Sirleaf and Gbowee

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 12.15.2011 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

Our past and our future converged as we laid to rest an international heroine of the Pan-African Movement, Wangari Maathai, and the world celebrated the contributions of our women leaders.