Nobel Peace Prize Goes To Women's Rights Activists

Nobel Peace Prize goes to women's rights activists

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- 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 Prize on Friday in recognition of the importance of women's rights in the spread of global peace....

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