Friday, December 21, 2012

Tawakkul Karman

source : Sadique S (google+)
Tawakkol Karman

Born: 7 February 1979

Residence at the time of the award: Yemen

Prize motivation: "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work"

Field: Women's rights, peace movement

Tawakkul Karman is the first Arab woman and the second Muslim woman to win a Nobel Prize and the youngest Nobel Peace Laureate. She is married to Mohammed al-Nahmi. She described herself as having "three young children" in a 2011 op-ed essay in The New York Times… At age 32, she was the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
And i really love words - she said about hijab. Very inspiring for muslimah.
To all  Muslim women around the world who hasn't wear hijab yet. So what are you waiting for.. my sister? remember that we don't live in this world eternally and death will come to us at any time without any prior notice because it is the right of Allah SWT. "Each of the animate will surely die -Kullu Nafsin Dzaikatul Maut".

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