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November 15, 2011

Watch Leymah Gbowee on the Daily Show!

The extended, unedited interview with the country’s most popular talk show host and the world’s most popular women’s activist

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November 14, 2011

Nobel Women

Since the Nobel Peace Prize was first awarded in 1901, only 15 women have been named laureates. This slideshow shows the women and their accomplishments.

October 18, 2011

Leymah Gbowee on Life After the Nobel

Turns out, even Nobel laureates struggle to balance work and motherhood.

October 18, 2011

Oct. 18: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war, and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003.

October 11, 2011

Nobel Mamas

Great illustration about the three women who won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday

October 7, 2011

Leymah Gbowee Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel committee’s decision touches at the heart of our series, Women, War and Peace.

September 13, 2011

Leymah Gbowee in Her Own Words

How did Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee manage to get a meeting with former Liberian president and warlord Charles Taylor? She describes the experience in an excerpt from her new book Mighty Be Our Powers.

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January 3, 2009

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Kathi Austin Arms-Trafficking Expert Kathi Austin is an internationally recognized expert on arms trafficking, peace and security, and human rights. For 18 years, she has carried out original and in-depth field investigations pertaining to the illegal trade in weapons, illicit [...]

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