The Nobel Peace Prize 2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Photo: K. Opprann

Prize share: 1/3

Leymah Gbowee

Photo: K. Opprann

Prize share: 1/3

Tawakkol Karman

Photo: K. Opprann

Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work."

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