Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakkol Karman The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Leymah Gbowee Tawakkol Karman Photo: A. Cruz/ABr. Creative Commons License Attr. 2.5 Brazil Photo: Michael Angelo for Wonderland Photo: Donnelly Marks, Copyright © Nobel Media AB Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Leymah Gbowee Tawakkol Karman The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work". TO CITE THIS PAGE: MLA style: "The Nobel Peace Prize 2011". Nobelprize.org. 12 Dec 2011 http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2011/ The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Nobelprize.org, The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize nobelprize.org After some one like Kissinger got the award, these two strong sisters, deserve better if not a seperate award each, rather then a three way split. As Africans we need to create our own award system to honor those who have made the future of children if African descent better and safer!