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Tawakul Karman

Gender Equality and Social Justice: Why Foreign Assistance Matters

Rep. Jim Moran | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim Moran

I hate to see our Congress turning away from the rest of the world. That's not who we are as a people, and as a nation. Our values give hope to women and men struggling against poverty, discrimination and oppression everywhere

Arab Revolution, Social Media Hype and Al Jazeera

Nehad Ismail | Posted 12.26.2011 | Media
Nehad Ismail

The impact of the social media on the Arab Spring has been wildly exaggerated. A week or so ago we witnessed the world's first YouTube lynching of a u...

Yemeni Leader Turns Deaf Ear to UN, Arab Allies

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 12.24.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Inspired by the death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, demonstrators in Yemen shouted "You're next!" at President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The U.N. Security Council also told Saleh it was time to go. But it backed a plan granting him immunity that inspired more protests.

Nobel Prize-Winning Women Stand Up For Peace

Deborah Richardson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Women
Deborah Richardson

What can we learn from the lives of President Sirleaf, Leymah Gbwoee, Tawakul Karman, Marian Wright Edelman and Elisabeth Omilami?

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.

On Behalf of Walking Africa -- I Personally Thank You

Clarissa Burt | Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

I am thrilled, ecstatic, and elated. This is a momentous step forward for women not just in Africa and Yemen but for women around the world.

Women Like Sirleaf and Gbowee Clear Africa's Path to Prosperity

Susan Davis | Posted 12.07.2011 | Women
Susan Davis

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Leyman Gbowee and Tawakul Karman speaks to the crucial role women have played in securing peace in former conflict zones.

Reflections On Tawakul Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Sahar Taman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Sahar Taman

Tawakul is the idealist extraordinaire. She talks the talk and walks the walk and screams at the top of her lungs for justice.