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Year in Review
Transcript of Year in Review
Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala Nobel Women's Initiative traveled to the Alberta oil sands and along the route of the Northern Gateway pipeline into British Columbia. The purpose was to investigate health, environment, social, and climate change impacts of oil sands expansion and its effects on women and their communities. YEAR IN REVIEW 2012 The Nobel Women's Initiative team has had another busy year working to amplify the voices of courageous women promoting peace, justice, and equality in their communities. From Kenya to Colombia, Mexico to Palestine, and many places in between, join us as we take you around the world for our Year in Review! Ottawa, Canada January 22-31 Nobel Women's Initiative met with newly inaugurated Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, who pledged her support for the International Stop Rape in Conflict Campaign Leymah Gbowee, Aung San Suu Kui, Jody Williams in New York City Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman and Liberian peacebuilder Leymah Gbowee Cartagena, Colombia and Khartoum, Sudan Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Nairobi, Kenya Mexico - MariaLuisa Palestine - Aghssan Sudan - Walaa Nobel Women's Initiative in partnership with Just Associates investigated violence against women in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala. We focused on the unique circumstances of women—including why sexual violence is used as a tool to silence women’s human rights defenders, and the strategies women on the ground are using to end violence in their communities. Two new Nobel Peace Laureates
join the Nobel Women's Initiative April May Nobel Women's Initiative leads the launch of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, with launch events around the world, including ... June Nobel Women's Initiative releases Americas Delegation Report Mayan Activist Maria Cuc Choc speaks to the Canadian government about violence against women in Guatemala Nobel Women's Initiative hosts screening of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, followed by a panel discussion Washington, DC Nobel Women's Initiative releases Americas Delegation Report August Ottawa, Canada Nobel Women's Initiative launches Sister to Sister Mentorship Program, connecting young activists and providing advocacy training. Three incredible young women activists joined our team in Ottawa from ... New York City, USA September Nobel Women Board Meeting Delegation to Alberta & British Columbia October 8-16 November Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman visits the team in Ottawa, Canada From our team to you, we wish you a safe and healthy new year. We'd like to thank you for your support, and a special thanks to the many women around the globe courageously working toward a more peaceful, just, and equal world.
Thanks for joining us for Year in Review 2012! The Nobel Women's Initiative is a group of Women Nobel Peace Laureates dedicated to bringing together their extraordinary experiences in a united effort for peace with justice and equality. The Laureates are ... Rigoberta Menchu Tum
Guatemala, 1992 Mairead Maguire
Northern Ireland, 1976 Jody Williams
USA, 1997 Aung San Suu Kyi
Burma, 1991 Shirin Ebadi
Iran, 2003 November-December Nobel Women's Initiative spotlights women activists around the world as part of 16 Days of Activism