“We cannot count on men to create peace. We will have to do it by ourselves."
“Non-violence, being natural, is not noted in history” wrote Gandhi in his classic text Hind Swaraj. Modern civilization does not give us the tools to see the subtler effects of violence and nonviolence. This problem is compounded by the fact that many of those who use nonviolence to good effect live under the radar screen of history because they are marginalized.
Three women’s rights activists win Nobel Peace Prize October 7, 2011 | 4:03 am LATimes Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen were recognized for their nonviolent activism. REPORTING FROM CAIRO — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolized the More