Jody Williams (born October 9, 1950) is an American political activist known around the world for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rights (especially those of women), and her efforts to promote new understandings of security in today's world. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in ...
Jody Williams. USA, 1997. Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to ban landmines through the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which shared the Peace Prize with her that year. At that time, she became the 10th woman – and third American woman – in its almost 100-year history to ...
Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what "peace" really means, and a set of profound stories that zero in on the creative struggle -- and sacrifice -- of those who work for it.
Williams was born in 1950 in Vermont, USA. She learned to hate injustice at an early age when she witnessed fellow school children ruthlessly bullying her brother who was deaf and suffered from schizophrenia. She developed the courage to stand up to bullies which translated from the schoolyard to a global stage.
Jody Williams. Born: 9 October 1950, Putney, VT, USA. Residence at the time of the award: Putney, VT, USA. Prize motivation: "for their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines". Field: arms control and disarmament, peace movement. Prize share: 1/2 ...
Professor Jody Williams served as the founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) until February 1998. Beginning in early 1992, with two non-governmental organizations and a staff of one, Williams oversaw ICBL's growth to over 1,300 organizations in 95 countries working to eliminate ...
Since 1992, the ICBL has been the voice of civil society in the diplomatic arena pushing for changes in government policies by landmines.1997 Nobel Peace Prize Co-Laureate.
Apr 15, 2015 ... Nobel Prize-winner Jody Williams is on a mission to stop killer robots.
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