Posts tagged "nobel peace prize"

5 Ways To Support Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai’s Mission

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for girls’ education rights, just became the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Price. She shares the award with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian advocate who campaigns against child labor and exploitation. Yousafzai came into the international spotlight in 2009 when she began blogging anonymously about life under Taliban rule for…

By: Claire Hannum / October 11, 2014

Malala Yousafzai Wins The Nobel Peace Prize & Ryan And Eva’s Baby Gets A Name

Pakastani girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize, the youngest recipient ever and so so so well-deserved. [Guardian]
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes’ baby daughter has a name! While I’ll still be calling her Crush Hope Mendes Gosling, her proud parents have actually named her Esmeralda Amada. Cute! [Us

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee Says Governments Are Afraid Of Women’s Power

“People have gotten very afraid of women’s non-violent protest. Where no one paid attention before, and saw women as ‘toothless bulldogs,’ today you see the Jenni Williams and Jestina Mukokos of Zimbabwe being arrested as soon as they step out. They haven’t done anything that we did not do. There is [now] this recognition that,…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2011

Three Women Winners Of 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

Three women from Africa and the Middle East have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (pictured), peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and democracy activist Tawakul Karman of Yemen have all been honored for their commitment to nonviolence. The majority of individuals to win the Nobel Peace Prize in the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 7, 2011

“Barack And Michelle Obama, A Lemon Flavored Nobel”

Illustrator Alexsandro Palombo captured President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in a way that only this artist can — he added a little cheekiness and, of course, some fashion. Here’s what Palombo had to say about the event that occurred in Oslo on Dec. 10, 2009:

“Behind the success of a great man there…

By: Annika Harris / December 14, 2009

Yes, He Can Win A Nobel Peace Prize, But Does He Deserve It?

People were shocked when President Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace prize today for his initiatives to reduce nuclear weapons, reduce conflict in the Muslim world, and promote worldwide diplomacy. Why so shocking, since these are Nobel-worthy causes? Because Obama had only been in office for two weeks before the February 1 Nobel nominatio…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 9, 2009