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Three Women Share the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

By Women's Voices For Change
When the Nobel Prize for Peace was created in 1901, it was divided between two men. It is only in the 21st century that women have begun to assume their nearly-rightful representation among Nobel Peace laureates. Women’s Voices for Change applauds the three women chosen this year as co-laureates.
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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: “The capitol city had been dark for 14 years”

By Moore Jina
One of the nominees most frequently mentioned for Carol Muske-Dukes’ Nine Women to Run the World, featured here last week, was Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the 71-year-old president of Liberia. WVFC was thrilled when Christian Science Monitor correspondent Jina Moore, who had talked to Sirleaf last fall from West Africa in a reporting trip funded by Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting,…
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