Leymah Gbowee

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Name: Leymah Gbowee
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Catholic Hospital Gets Heart Machine Value At U.S.$100,000

Monrovia — A machine that is used to detect abnormal heart rhythms and to investigate the cause of chest pains valued at over US$100,000 last Saturday was presented to the St. Joseph Catholic Hospital on behalf of Nancy Word, an American national in support ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses rape as tool of war

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Single mother who helped end war in Liberia to receive honorary degree

A Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who helped end the war in Liberia, will be presented with an honorary degree at the University of Dundee on Friday. Leymah Gbowee will receive the title on the same day the university will launch a scholarship named in her ... [Published Stv.tv - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Happiness mixed with remembrance at Dundee University graduation ceremonies

The start of Dundee University’s graduation ceremonies was a time to reflect on how the past shapes the present and the future.In his address to hundreds of students, families and staff gathered in Caird Hall on Wednesday, university principal Professor ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel Peace Prize winner to tell story in Dundee

A woman who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to help end a savage war in Liberia will speak about her story in Dundee.Single mother Leymah Gbowee was struggling to feed her four children and living in fear of brutal death at the hands of the ... [Published Evening Telegraph - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Graduation 2014 at the University of Dundee

Graduation 2014Thousands of successful students will feel the tap of the Dundee bonnet this week as the University of Dundee hosts its graduation ceremonies in the Caird Hall.Six graduation ceremonies will take place over the course of the week, a time ... [Published BioDundee - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel laureate sees need for culture change to beat rape

Liberia's nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee believes the summit in London on combating rape in warzones will help compel governments to tackle sexual violence, while acknowledging it would be impossible to 'block out' rape from war. Duration: ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why is sexual assault in Army still only judged in military courts?

Former sergeant Timothy Jones' punishment for sexually assaulting a lesbian soldier is seemingly light, says Dr Brooke Magnanti. Can we really trust the military courts? News that a Coming as this does barely a year after news broke of a US Army sergeant ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bill and Melinda Gates and many more share their book recommendations

Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think ... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Leymah Gbowee Raps On Sexual Violence At Int'l Forum

Nobel Peace laureate, Leymah Gbowee, says 'Sexual Violence' is no longer a violence of war but rather a toy for those who are involved into such act.The Nobel Peace laureate who spoke in an interview with Aljazeera on Wednesday, after the opening session ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 2 reports

Dundee Uni honours city-born comedian Danny Wallace

Dundee-born comedian, writer and broadcaster Danny Wallace is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Dundee.He is one of nine people that will be honoured during the graduation ceremonies being held later this month.An honorary Doctor of ... [Published Evening Telegraph - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria kidnapped girls

2011 Nobel Peace Price Winner Leymah Gbowee sheds light on the Nigerian girls abduction and the government's response. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - May 06 2014]

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Liberia: Catholic Hospital Gets Heart Machine V... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
Brotherhood and sisterhood [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 05 2014]
Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army stil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses ra... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 29 2014]
Women’s perspective on war and peace in film se... [Published Scoop - Jun 27 2014]
Kiel Institute award for Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 23 2014]
This City is Our Future [Published Peak Oil - Jun 22 2014]
Stopping sexual violence in conflict: Gender po... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 20 2014]
Single mother who helped end war in Liberia to ... [Published Stv.tv - Jun 20 2014]
'It Is Sad' - Dr. Chris Neyor Refutes EJS's 'Tr... [Published Individual.com - Jun 19 2014]
'It Is Sad' - Dr. Chris Neyor Refutes EJS's 'Tr... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 19 2014]
Happiness mixed with remembrance at Dundee Univ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 19 2014]
Is this the beginning of the end of the war on ... [Published New Statesman - Jun 17 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize winner to tell story in Dundee [Published Evening Telegraph - Jun 17 2014]
Graduation 2014 at the University of Dundee [Published BioDundee - Jun 16 2014]
Danny Wallace thanks The Beano ahead of Dundee ... [Published Stv.tv - Jun 15 2014]
Nobel laureate sees need for culture change to ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Jun 13 2014]
Why is sexual assault in Army still only judged... [Published Telegraph - Jun 13 2014]
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Women in Business Q&A: Joan Coraggio, Group Dir... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 12 2014]
Rape summit: Brad Pitt turns up and ruins Jolie... [Published Telegraph - Jun 12 2014]
Liberia: Leymah Gbowee Raps On Sexual Violence ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 12 2014]
Mindanawon leads global campaign on Women, Peac... [Published Minda News - Jun 12 2014]
Visa signs up Bob Geldof and Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Brand Republic - Jun 12 2014]
Why We All Need A ‘Rikki’ [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Jun 10 2014]
Hopes and fears: Summit to End Sexual Violence ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 09 2014]
A common vision: The abolition of militarism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 07 2014]
Are We Afraid to Educate Girls Beyond Secondary... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 06 2014]
Nobel Peace prize winner visits with Passaic st... [Published North Jersey.com - Jun 06 2014]
UNIVERSITY TO HONOUR LOCAL AND GLOBAL HIGH ACHI... [Published BioDundee - Jun 05 2014]
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Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army stil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ...
Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses ra... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 29 2014]
As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese military of using rape as a tool of war; more than 70 cases — about ...
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think ...
Why We All Need A ‘Rikki’ [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Jun 10 2014]
Caren Wakoli is an emerging leader in East Africa who has launched a foundation to support the next generation of female leaders for Africa. Caren applied twice for the fellowship and was not accepted, but she did not give up. Her resilience and grit ...
Nigeria kidnapped girls [Published CNN.com - Video - May 06 2014]
2011 Nobel Peace Price Winner Leymah Gbowee sheds light on the Nigerian girls abduction and the government's response. ...
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