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Post 10: The Coalescing Work of Jimmy Carter


President Jimmy Carter. (Erika Santelices, AFP/Getty Images).

In the final days of Jimmy Carter’s presidency, his administration was in a poor state of affairs. In 1980, Carter’s approval rating was only 34 percent and the US economy was in peril. 1,002 more words

Politics

Nobel Laureate launches child rights campaign in Bangladesh

Kailash Satyarthi launched his child rights campaign in Bangladesh, calling upon children from affluent families to speak up for their underprivileged peers.

Launching his 100 Million for 100 Million… 191 more words

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"When you educate women, society changes completely.”

“When you educate women, society changes completely.” Nobel laureate, global icon, and fearless women’s rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai, 19, has been named a UN Messenger of Peace, making history as the youngest ever to receive the UN’s highest honor. 209 more words

Canada's honorary citizen Malala Yousafzai challenges Canada to lead on women's education

OTTAWA — The irrepressible Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Nobel Peace Prize winner who famously survived a Taliban bullet in 2012, delivered an enduring message of hope, perseverance and inspiration Wednesday — and did it as an honorary Canadian citizen. 891 more words

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Malala Yousafzai is now an honorary Canadian citizen

OTTAWA – Malala Yousafzai, the irrepressible Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who famously survived a Taliban bullet in 2012, has become an honorary Canadian citizen. 758 more words

Canada

"We must be ready to learn from one another..."

“…not claiming that we alone possess all truth and that somehow we have a corner on God.” ― Desmond Tutu

While the Nobels are awarded in Stockholm, the highly coveted and prestigious Peace prize is awarded in Oslo.   45 more words

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E is for Shirin Ebadi - first Iranian to win a Nobel Peace Prize #AtoZ Challenge

Shirin-Ebadi, in Amsterdam, 2011 image by Persian-Dutch Network

Shirin Ebadi was born on 21st June, 1947 in Iran.

As well as being an Iranian lawyer, a judge and human rights activist, she was also the founder of the Defenders of Human Rights Centre in Iran. 165 more words

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