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Three Women’s Rights Leaders Accept Nobel Peace Prize

NY Times News Service @ Truthout - In a ceremony in Oslo that repeatedly invoked gender equality and the democratic strivings of the Arab Spring, the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was presented to three female activists and political leaders on Saturday for “their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights” as peacemakers. Read more.

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