Maria Ressa is only the 18th woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in its 126-year history

Oct 14, 2021 | News


In receiving the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, the Philippine journalist Maria Ressa became only the 18th woman to be selected for the award in its 126-year history.

With half the world made up of women, the obvious question arises: Why have so few been granted the committees’ most prestigious prize and, more broadly, been generally underrepresented across the Nobel Prizes?

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