Nobel Peace Prize highlights role of women in achieving peace, democracy

The award sets a historic precedent by going to three women for the first time. In the history of the prize, only 12 out of the 97 individuals who have received the prize were women.

(Source: csmonitor.com)


On the 10th anniversary of the Afghanistan war, today’s papers detail the lessons still to be learned. And in good news, Liberia’s first female president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, wins a Nobel Peace Prize.