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Over the next 16 days [beginning November 21], get ready to meet some very inspiring women!Everyday—from November 25 to December 25 – we will deliver to you a story of a woman working for change. These women come from such diverse countries as Liberia, Mexico, Egypt, Burma, Sudan and Canada. Subscribe here!

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What they have in common is a deep passion for women’s rights and a world free of violence.

The Nobel Women’s Initiative is bringing you these stories as part of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global annual campaign that brings attention to gender violence and highlights the work of activists all over the world. It first started by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991.

The campaign begins on November 25, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, and runs until December 10, International Human Rights Day.

This year’s campaign will continue with the theme of “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women.”


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Do women have a special role to play in the peace movement?,

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Latest reader comment:

The 30 articles in CPNN linked to this question make it clear that women indeed have a special role to play in the peace movement.  See the following for an historical explanation of why this is true.

This report was posted on November 25, 2014.