Sub-subject: Tawakkol Karman (Arab woman/Yemen). Syllabus:
- Tawakkol Karman (Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize)
- Organisation of Women Journalists without Chains
Sample of the sub-subject: Tawakkol Karman:
Sub-Subject Description: Tawakkol Karman (Yemeni woman):
- Ms Tawakkol Karma was born on February 1979 in Yemen (the Middle East)
- She is the first Arab woman to co-receive the Nobel Peace Prize (2011), Karman received the Nobel Prize with two other women from
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Leymah
- Tawakkol Karman is a famous campaigner and columnist.
- She is the Directress of the Organisation of Women Journalists without Chains.
- Tawakkol Karman is one of the most famous defenders of press liberty and human rights in Yemen.
- Tawakkol Karman is considered the fourth most powerful Arab women in the World according to the magazine “Business in Arabia.”
- Tawakkol Karman is Muslim
Nobel Prize recognition is important because recognises the role of a Muslim woman in the non-violent struggle for freedom. We wish to acknowledge the courage and vision of this Muslim leader of human rights.
The motivation for the Nobel Prize was:
“For their non-violent struggle for the safety and the rights of women to achieve their full participation in peace-building.”
Below we cite parts of the acceptance speech of the Nobel Prize because it is a true declaration of non-violence (Ahimsa) and harmony between religions.
Tawakkol Karman is the daughter of Khaled Abdel-Salam Karman, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and Minister of Legal Affairs of Yemen. Tawakkol Karman is the sister of the poet Tariq Karman and Safa Karman a known Al-Jazeera reporter.
Arab Women Tawakkol Karman belongs to the Arab Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation.
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