These three incredible women have just been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for dedicating their lives to promoting peace, democracy and gender equality.
So let’s celebrate and then get back to work…there is still a lot to do.
“We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society.”
(-The prize committee)
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President-the first female to be elected in Africa- of Liberia.
Read more on this here.