1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005

Global Fund grantees, advisors and board members are among the 1,000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Global Fund is honored to work with these extraordinary women, and we congratulate all of the nominees from around the world.

Learn more about 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005

Board Members
Charlotte Bunch, United States
Jacqueline Pitanguy (Global Fund Board Chair), Brazil
Olena Suslova, Ukraine
Sakena Yacoobi, Afghanistan

Former Board Members
Anne Firth Murray (Global Fund Founder), United States
Rita Thapa, Nepal

Official Advisors
Zainah Anwar, Malaysia
Marta Drury, United States
Terry Greenblatt (Global Fund Activist in Residence, 2004), United States
Palwasha Hassan, Afghanistan
Noeleen Heyzer, United States
Chinchuluun Naidandorj, Mongolia
Violeta Vanesa Delgado Sarmiento, Nicaragua
Mu Sochua, Cambodia
Susan Sygall, United States

Grantees

8th International Women and Health Meeting
Maria José de Oliveira Araújo, Brazil

Action for REACH OUT
Elizabeth Ann Gray, China

African Center for Empowerment Gender and Advocacy
Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Kenya

AGHS Legal Aid Cell
Asma Jahangir, Pakistan
Hina Jilani, Pakistan

Ajoka Theatre Workshop
Madeeha Gauhar, Pakistan

Asmita Nepali Women's Journal
Anju Chhetri, Nepal

Asmita Resource Centre for Women
Vasanth Kannabiran, India

Association Femmes 2000
Chantal Marie Rachelle Ouédraogo, Burkina Faso

Association of War Affected Women
Visakha Dharamadasa, Sri Lanka

Association pour le Progrés et la Défense des Droits des Femmes
Maliennes Fatoumata Diakite, Mali

Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation
Genoveva Tisheva, Bulgaria

Católicas Pelo Direito de Decidir
María José Rosado Nunes, Brazil

Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir
María del Carmen Sarthes, Argentina

Centro de Unidad Costeña Hazel
María Law Blanco, Nicaragua

Chuuk Women's Advisory Council
Shinobu Mailo Poll, Fed. States of Micronesia

CODEPINK: Women for Peace
Medea Benjamin, United States

Coletivo de Mulheres Negras da Baixada Santista
Alzira Rufino, Brazil

Confederacion Nacional de Mujeres del Campo
Juana Ferrer, Dominican Republic

Coordination des ONGs Féminines En Guinee
Hadja Saran Daraba, Guinea

El Clóset de Sor Juana
Elsa Patria Jiménez Flores, Mexico

Gaia International Women's Centre
Elena Ershova, Russia

Groupe de Recherche d'Etude de Formation Femme-Action
Fatimata Touré, Mali

Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (GIRE)
Marta Lamas Encabo, Mexico

INCITE Women of Color Against Violence
Andrea Smith, USA

International Association "Hope"
Nina Karpachova, Ukraine

International Women Communication Center
Limota Goroso Giwa (Hajiya), Nigeria

Jagori - Women's Training, Documentation and Communication Centre
Abha Bhaiya, India

Kanlungan Center Foundation
Mary Lou Alcid, Philippines

Karen Women's Organisation (Thailand)
Naw Zipporrah Sein, Burma

Khwendo Kor
Maryam Bibi, Pakistan

Kup Women for Peace
Mary Kini, Papua New Guinea

MAAN - The Forum for Bedouin Women's Organizations
Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, Israel

Maple Women's Psychological Counseling Center
Xingjuan Wang, China

Masimanyane Women Support Centre
Lesley Ann Foster, South Africa

Mili-Juli
Stella Tamang, Nepal

Mosaic Training, Service and Healing Centre for Women
Rolene Miller, South Africa

Muslim Girls' Primary School of Weizhou Town
Xinlan Ma, China

National CEDAW Watch Network Center
Zanaa Jurmed, Mongolia

National Domestic Workers' Welfare Trust (India)
Jeanne Devos, Belgium

Nazareth Nurseries Institute
Nabila Espanioly, Israel

NGO Legal Center "Hemaiat"
Ogul Nabat Babayeva, Turkmenistan

Organización Femenina Popular Yolanda
Becerra Vega, Colombia

Otil A Beluad
Gabriela Ngirmang, Palau

Palestinian Federation of Women's Action
Zahira Kamal, Palestine

Pet Southern Star Associates
Pauline Tangiora, New Zealand

Progynist
Netsanet Mengistu, Ethiopia

Rwanda Women's Network
Mary V. Balikungeri, Rwanda

Sanlaap: A Women's Rights Centre
Indrani Sinha, India

Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre
Khawar Mumtaz, Pakistan
Farida Shaheed, Pakistan

Sisterhood is Global Institute
Marilyn Waring, New Zealand

Solidarité des Femmes Activistes pour la Défense des Droits Humaines
Katana Bukuru Gege, Dem. Republic of the Congo

Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women
Neera Desai, India

Women Against Violence
Aida Touma-Sulima, Israel

Women of Color Resource Center
Linda Burnham, United States

Women on Waves
Rebecca Gomperts, Netherlands

Women's Action Network for Development
Teresa Banaynal Fernandez, Philippines

Women's Foundation for Culture and Communication
Ayse Düzkan, Turkey

Zena BiHAzra
Hasanbegovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 

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