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3 women accept Nobel Peace Prize
Skeeve
Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen accepted the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, calling on repressed women worldwide to rise up against male supremacy.

"My sisters, my daughters, my friends — find your voice," Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said after collecting her Nobel diploma and medal at a ceremony in Oslo.

Sirleaf, Africa's first democratically elected female president, shared the award with women's rights campaigner Leymah Gbowee, also from Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman, a female icon of the protest movement in Yemen.

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Hypatia
This is one of those times when to use the word 'courage' wouldn't be tossing it around lightly.

A very much deserved honor, IMO.
 
Bob of QF
About time, too-- women are underrepresented in the Nobel department as it is.
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