Three women were awarded jointly the Nobel Peace Prize: 1. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and instrumental in improving the conditions of women. 2. Leymah Roberta Gbowee A West African grass roots activist 3.Tawakkul Karman A Yemenite woman who has been instrumental in her work for the position of women in the deeply conservative Yemen before, and during the ongoing Arab Spring. Congratulations to all of them!