Articles tagged with: peace
She has been called by Yemenis the "Iron Woman" and "Mother of the Revolution." She is a co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the first Yemeni, the first Arab woman, and the second Muslim woman to win a Nobel Prize.
When CNN interviewer Jonathan Mann asked the 2011 trio of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates:
"Is there any sense that you are here because of tokenism? Sexism...? That you're all just lumped together because you are women?", Liberian Laureate and peace activist Leymah Gbowee, visibly incensed, interrupted him before he could finish formulating his question...
Arraf's law practice is based in Ramallah.
A couple of years ago, on a flight to Kuwait, I met a young American soldier who was headed back to Iraq after a two-week furlough with his wife in Australia.
Of the five years they’ve been married, they'd spent a total of only two together, because he’s been serving in Iraq for most of their married life.