Leymah Gbowee

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This person won a Nobel Prize

Leymah Roberta Gbowee (born 1 February 1972) is a Liberian peace activist. In 2011 she won the Nobel Peace Prize with Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Tawakel Karman. This made Gbowee the second African woman to win the prize. Her book Might Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War was published in 2011.

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Gbowee has six children.[1]

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