Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her Nobel Peace Prize

On Wednesday, Malala Yousafzai, fierce advocate of female education, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside co-recipient Kailash Satyarthi. At age 17, she is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. She also had a day named after her (July 14, 2014), she has written a memoir, and has a huge list of… » 12/10/14 11:30am 12/10/14 11:30am

Malala Yousafzai to Display Bloodstained School Uniform In Nobel Exhibit

This Thursday, the Nobel Peace Center will open the tenth annual Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, dedicated to the 2014 laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. As per Malala's request, the exhibition will feature the school uniform she was wearing when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head. » 12/07/14 4:17pm 12/07/14 4:17pm

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Malala's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech Teaches Us All to Be Brave

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, spoke on Friday about her human rights work around education and saving the minds of other women under terrorism's rule. » 10/10/14 4:30pm 10/10/14 4:30pm

Malala Yousafzai Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Committee announced today that 17-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, exactly two years one day after the Taliban attempted to murder her for advocating for the education of Pakistani girls. She's the award's youngest ever recipient. » 10/10/14 9:00am 10/10/14 9:00am

Malala Yousafzai and the Nobel Peace Prize She Didn't Win

Malala Yousafzai did not win the Nobel Peace Prize this week. That honor went to "the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons," a group whose work the nominating committee found particularly relevant given the recent human rights violations… » 10/11/13 10:25am 10/11/13 10:25am

Peace Prize Winner Gbowee: Occupy Wall Street Needs 'A Focused Agenda'

Want to know what Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee sees as the biggest problem facing women today? This morning, I got to ask her. » 10/17/11 1:55pm 10/17/11 1:55pm

Three Female Leaders Win Nobel Peace Prize

For the first time since Wangari Maathai, who passed away last month, a woman has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Three women, to be exact — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakul Karman of Yemen. » 10/07/11 11:20am 10/07/11 11:20am

Peace Prize-Winner Wangari Maathai Dies At 71

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning environmentalist activist Wangari Maathai died of ovarian cancer on Sunday at the age of 71. Her story is one of a woman both rewarded and reviled for her efforts to change her country and the world. » 9/26/11 12:50pm 9/26/11 12:50pm

China Throws Miss World Pageant Over Nobel Dispute

American Alexandria Mills' Miss World win in China on Saturday has been tainted with speculation that favorite Miss Norway lost because judges are furious that Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize. Surely, the Nobel committee is devastated. » 11/01/10 11:53am 11/01/10 11:53am

Obama's Nobel Speech Ruminates On Morality, Warfare

Is the surge in Afghanistan stealing the luster from President Obama's award? Arriving today in Norway, the initial controversy surrounding the Nobel Peace Prize faded as grim realities emerged about the current, fragile state of peace. » 12/10/09 10:00am 12/10/09 10:00am

The Peanut Gallery: Responses To Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Win

The White House may be wowed at Obama's win, but the commentary is flying fast and furious. Who's saying what, after the jump. » 10/09/09 11:30am 10/09/09 11:30am

President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

It's a good morning for Barack Obama: He woke up early this morning to the news that he has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." [AP, NYT] » 10/09/09 9:20am 10/09/09 9:20am

But What About The Other 25%?

Oxygen Media played a little game of would-you-rather and found that 75% of women 18-34 would rather win a Nobel Peace Prize than America's Next Top Model. Tyra will be so disappointed. [AdAge] » 3/25/09 10:45am 3/25/09 10:45am

Al Gore Wins Nobel Peace Prize For Tireless Effort To Get You To Change…

Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work reminding everyone about global warming, on what is ironically the COLDEST DAY EVER. Actually, to be precise, he shared the prize with the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which has funded the research of the colossal stacks of research that made most… » 10/12/07 9:30am 10/12/07 9:30am