From Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi to Yemen’s Tawakkol Karman, Women Lead in World Politics

“In a year when the world convulsed with the labor pains of prenatal democracy, and despots desecrated human rights in an effort to stunt it, women helped reshape the contours of advocacy to fit this brave new world. It has been said that women’s issues are global issues, but 2011 also showed many women who are turning global issues into women’s issues. Herewith, several women who illuminate what the post-revolutionary order will not stand for.”

For more, read Elizabeth’s article in PolicyMic.

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