Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work banning landmines. She has served as chair of the Nobel Women’s Initiative since it’s launch in January 2006. Williams is also the Sam and Cele Keeper Endowed Professor of Peace and Global Justice at the Graduate College of Social Work of the University of Houston, where she has been a professor since 2003.
Women fight back: from survive to thrive
In the Trumpian world writ large, the feminist struggle is more acute than ever. 13-16 May, the Nobel Women’s...
Defending the Defenders: a daunting challenge
Women human rights defenders are under attack. The Nobel Women's Initiative conference convenes today to deepen the...
Jody Williams: The true path to nuclear non-proliferation
Statement by Jody Williams, Chair, Nobel Women’s Initiative at the Review Conference of the Nuclear...