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The Winners:

- The first Arab woman to be win the peace prize, Tawakkul Karman, is awarded for her efforts as a leader of anti-government protests in Yemen.

- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was awarded for her achievement in becoming the first woman to win a free presidential election in Africa.

- Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was awarded for her campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon in Liberia’s civil war.

That’s very exciting! Keep up the great work ladies!