Nobel laureate advocates human fraternity and world peace in New York

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman, actively participated in a thought-provoking ...

Tawakkol Karman to join discussion on Pope Francis' encyclical "Fratelli Tutti" in Washington D.C.

On Sunday, February 18, 2024, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman, ...

Nobel laureate Karman sounds alarm on democracy's future at 2024 MSC 

Participating in a session titled "Ballot Boom or Bust? Democratic Resilience in a Super Election Year" ...

Tawakkol Karman to address global security issues at 2024 Munich Conference

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman, will be actively participating ...

Karman's address on 13th anniversary: Convergence of oppression, injustice, and ignorance against February 11th revolution

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights fighter, Tawakkol Karman, asserted that the sentiments expressed ...

Tawakkol Karman Speech at: Yemen D.C, Conference: Towards Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Yemen
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Tawakkol Karman Speech at: Yemen D.C, Conference: Towards Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Yemen
Tawakkol Karman visits a refugee shelter in Ukraine and Poland
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Tawakkol Karman visits a refugee shelter in Ukraine and Poland
Tawakkol Karman's Participation in the 18th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
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Tawakkol Karman's Participation in the 18th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
Tawakkol Karman Speech at Halifax International Security Forum 2022
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Tawakkol Karman Speech at Halifax International Security Forum 2022
Keynote Speech of Tawakkol Karman At Manchester University
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Keynote Speech of Tawakkol Karman At Manchester University

Tawakkol Karman

Tawakkol Karman is a human rights activist, journalist and politician. Known as the “mother of the revolution”, “the iron woman” and “the lady of the Arab Spring,” Karman played a key role in the 2011 pro-democracy youth uprising in Yemen. She was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Ellen John Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, in recognition of her leadership in non-violent struggle and her advocacy against authoritarianism, corruption, and oppression. Karman is the first Arab woman and the second Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. and at the time was the youngest recipient at 32.

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