"It is not just about hope and ideas, it's about action...Our duty is to have a dream, but work everyday for reality" Shirin Ebadi
The Nobel Women’s Initiative was established by sister Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Wangari Maathai, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan Maguire. The women are united in their support for women's rights work and bring together women activists and scholars from around the world in an effort to build a culture of peace with justice and equality. openDemocracy has been covering these international gatherings since 2007 in articles written by participants and openDemocracy's own authors. View the full list of articles or, alternatively, browse by yearly coverage: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011.
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