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African Spring activists observe Polish elections

Activists from Egypt, Libya and Tunisia observed Poland's parliamentary election on Sunday to gain firsthand experience about how to hold the first democratic votes in... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2011

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3 women share Nobel; led change

Leymah Gbowee confronted armed forces in Liberia to demand that they stop using rape as a weapon. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa's first woman to win a free... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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3 women share Nobel; led change in Africa, Mideast

Leymah Gbowee confronted armed forces in Liberia to demand that they stop using rape as a weapon. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa's first woman to win a free... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Arab Spring activists observing Poland's election

A group of Arab Spring activists observing Polish parliamentary elections are championing the spirit of civil society, and say such ballots back home will be... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel's Karman 'the mother of Yemen's revolution'

She is known among Yemenis as "the iron woman" and the "mother of the revolution." A conservative woman fighting for change in a conservative Muslim and tribal... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to women's rights activists

Africa's first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen's autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011

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