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Video: Aung San Suu Kyi: A Life of Courage

By Women's Voices For Change
As Aung San Suu Kyi was able to leave Myanmar for the first time in 24 years, we at WVFC were reminded of the persistence—and scope—of her activism. We wondered, How has she dealt with the compromises she's had to make? How does she sustain her level of courage on a daily basis?
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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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Aung San Suu Kyi: Justice Elusive

By Chris Lombardi
This week, we’re continuing WVFC’s Nine Women to Run the World campaign, first with Monday’s piece about Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Now, our friends at On The Issues Magazine talks about another of our nominees, Aung San Suu Kyi, in the piece below by Janet Benshoof (from the current issue, which also includes audio memoirs from Gloria Feldt about…
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Farai Chideya: On President Obama’s Nobel

By Chideya Farai
When I woke up this morning to find out that President Obama had won the Nobel prize, based on diplomacy and anti-nuclear proliferation work, I immediately sent notice to my circle of friends, and then went onto the social media space to see what the other instapundits were saying. One of them — a real, actual paid pundit — wrote,…
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