Nobel Peace Prize Award for Women Leaders

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet applauded today’s decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to three prominent women peace leaders: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen. She made the announcement at the start of a three-country Nordic tour in which she will visit Oslo, Norway. “We are absolutely thrilled with the news and send huge and a hearty congratulations to these three extraordinary women who have overcome huge obstacles in their quest for peace and democracy,” said Ms. Bachelet. “All over the world,…Read more
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