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"Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from voting." I remember seeing these women in a documentary on women's exclusion from the vote.People were appalled,because that was the FIRST time the White House was picketed (& by women!!!).The White House was still considered a private home in those days." Biddy Craft
Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist and leader of a women’s peace movement, which played a major role in ending Liberia’s second civil war. In 2011 she won the Nobel Peace Prize for her non-violent activism in the name of women’s rights and peace-building. She is one of 11 Nobel Peace Prize winners who are standing in support the Arctic 30.
Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and leader of the Women's Peace Movement, credited with ending the 2nd Liberian Civil War in 2003. Received the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for the "non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work."