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/ 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!