Champions for Peace: Women Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize by Judith Hicks Stiehm

By Judith Hicks Stiehm

Only fifteen girls have received the Nobel Prize for Peace because it was once first provided in 1901. Hailing from worldwide, a few of these girls have held graduate levels, whereas others slightly had entry to schooling. a few all started their paintings younger, a few overdue in existence. during this compelling booklet, Judith Stiehm narrates those women’s diversified lives in attention-grabbing element. the second one version contains the tales of 3 extra amazing women—Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkol Karman—who have been commemorated in 2011 with the Nobel Peace Prize “for their non-violent fight for the security of girls and women’s rights to complete participation in peace-building work.” Engaged and encouraging, most of these girls sincerely display that there's whatever each one people can do to boost a simply, optimistic peace. whether or not they begun through insisting on rubbish assortment or just via planting a tree, each one understood that peace has to be worldwide to be able to be sustained. All realized that peace isn't consistently well known, yet believed they need to persevere. They shared a typical imaginative and prescient and dedication undiminished by way of stumbling blocks and competition. As Judith Stiehm convincingly indicates, all are actually "champions for peace."

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