Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

By RIDA ALI, age 10 PHOTO: United Nations Information Centres On October 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai, a 17-year-old activist for girls’ right to education, jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Indian national Kailash Satyarthi “for their struggle against the...

OPCW Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

By HASSAN DOOSTDAR, age 11 PHOTO: Marion Doss The OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) recently won the Nobel Peace Prize for overseeing the destruction of nearly 82 percent of the total 71,194 metric tons of declared chemical weapons in the...

Who Am I?

By JANAYA WILDER, Kid Reporter, age 12 PHOTO: Martin Rowe 1. I was born in Kenya on April 1, 1940 and died on September 25, 2011. 2. I was an environmental and political activist. 3. I founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental, non-governmental organization...

Women Win Peace Prize

This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three women: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen. All three activists work for women’s rights, education reform and peace in their countries. Photo of Ellen Johnson...

Newsbriefs

Obama Wins Peace Prize President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, a very prestigious award given to people who have made major contributions to world peace. The Nobel Committee said it gave the prize to Obama because of “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen...