Nobel Peace Prize

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Name: Nobel Peace Prize
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A Gamechanger: Nobel Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi

"Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth and other social problems." -- Kailash SatyarthiLast Friday morning I was woken up by my phone ringing at 6:50 a.m. A colleague was calling to ask a question about the Nobel ... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

NA adopts resolution congratulating Malala

ISLAMABAD:  The National Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution congratulating Malala Yousafzai for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Radio Pakistan reported.The resolution was moved by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir. The NA ... [Published The Express Tribune - 5 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

When a young reader wrote about a future Nobel Peace Prize winner

On October 10, children’s rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi of India was named as co-winner (with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai) of the Nobel Peace Prize . A couple of days later, Commonweal reader William Spielberger wrote to remind us of a letter ... [Published dotCommonweal - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Nobel Peace Prize winners are beacons for progress in India and Pakistan

The Nobel Committee bestowed this year’s prestigious Peace Prize to an unlikely duo: a Pakistani child education activist, 17-year-old Malala Yousufzai, and a champion of child rights from neighboring India, 60-year-old Kailash Satyarthi. At first glance, ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 16 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

PEACE: The whole nation needs it.

By: Sivuyile S. SesiIt would have been a dream come true for the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and a great benefit for the nation of South Africa to host the 14th Summit of the Nobel ... [Published News24 - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Another Shining Example of Liberal Open-Mindedness

( )Writing about this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, Frenchman Jean Tirole, the New Yorker ’s John Cassidy let’s fly with typical condescension right at the beginning:In general, I’m not a fan of the economics Nobel. Too often, since ... [Published Power Line - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

'Delhi government not serious about fighting child labour'

The Nobel Peace Prize to child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi may have put the spotlight on the issue of child labour, but his NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan says Delhi government is not serious about dealing with the "menace", unlike many other states. ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Should she have declined the Nobel Peace Prize?

Should she have refused the Nobel Prize, taking the higher moral ground that she did not really deserve it, in light of the criteria for the prize as mentioned in the first paragraph above? I know if I was in her position, I would probably not have d ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Nobel peace prize to India and Pakitsna will help resolve border conflict: Dalai Lama

Dharamsala, Oct 19 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, his holiness the Dalai Lama said that Nobel peace prize to India and Pakistan can help resolve border conflict between the two neighbours. Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the ... [Published Ani News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Pakistani community in UAE to celebrate Malala’s Nobel accolade

SHARJAH: The youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Malala Yousufzai from Pakistan, has been making headlines all over the world since the announcement of the world’s prestigious award.Members of the Pakistani community residing in Dubai, Sharjah ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Nobel prize, ignoble reactions

simantini krishnanThe Nobel Peace Prize for Kailash Satyarthi has spawned a host of reactions. After a brief spell of self flagellation for ignorance, there was a spate of conspiracy theories involving western governments, international donor organisations, ... [Published The Statesman - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Senate congratulates Malala

October 18, 2014The Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution paying tribute to Pakistan's youngest education campaigner Malala Yousafzai for winning Nobel Peace Prize. The resolution was moved by Awami National Party (ANP) Senior Vice President ... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 18 2014]

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...my years of knowing Jay Leno is that he not only loves a good joke, but he has a deep commitment to helping others," Smeal said of Leno's accolade. "He deserves not only the Mark Twain Prize, but recognition for his longstanding support of women's rights and human rights."
That was how I learned that these two trailblazers were being given one of the highest honors imaginable, the Nobel Peace Prize, "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education."
"I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them" Satyarthi told IANS on the sidelines of a media interaction organised at the Foreign Correspondents Club here
...Prize, Kailash Satyarthi, in an interview with RIA News, urged the Ukrainian government to protect Ukrainian citizens and especially children: "It is the responsibility of the Ukrainian government to save their citizens, particularly children. Safety of children will be their utmost priority. I will appeal to the Ukrainian government so as to ensure that such incidents against children will not occur in future."

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