Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf facts for kids
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
|24th President of Liberia|
16 January 2006
|Vice President||Joseph Boakai|
|Preceded by||Gyude Bryant|
|Born||29 October 1938
|Political party||Unity Party|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin, Madison
Sirleaf was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakel Karman of Yemen. The women were recognized "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work."
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