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October 14, 2011
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
South African Archbishop Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate Maathai at the...
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Holy Family basilica in Kenya's capital Nairobi, October 14, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died last month after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
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October 14, 2011
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
South African Archbishop Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate Maathai at the...
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Holy Family basilica in Kenya's capital Nairobi, October 14, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died last month after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
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October 14, 2011
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
South African Archbishop Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate Maathai at...
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Holy Family basilica in Kenya's capital Nairobi, October 14, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died last month after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
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October 14, 2011
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
South African Archbishop Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate Maathai at...
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu addresses the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Holy Family basilica in Kenya's capital Nairobi, October 14, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died last month after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
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October 14, 2011
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel...
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends the memorial mass of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Holy Family basilica in Kenya's capital Nairobi, October 14, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died last month after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
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Kenyans Mourn Wangari Maathai - 09 Oct 2011
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KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Mwangi Maathai (L), husband of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, her...
Nairobi, Kenya
Family members of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai talk at the Lee Funeral...
Mwangi Maathai (L), husband of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, her sister Beatrice Ngendo (C) and brother Peter Kamunya talk at Lee Funeral Home in Kenya?s capital Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
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October 08, 2011
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai as it...
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai as it drives along the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
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October 08, 2011
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai as it...
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai as it drives along the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
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October 08, 2011
Students wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari...
Nairobi, Kenya
Students wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai...
Students wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at Freedom Corner in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
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October 08, 2011
Mourners wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai...
Mourners wait to pay their last respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at Freedom Corner in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
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October 08, 2011
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai in Nairobi...
Mourners escort the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai along the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist...
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist...
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Freedom Corner in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai drives to a crematorium in the Kariokor area of Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Women dressed in traditional Gikuyu outfits pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate...
Nairobi, Kenya
Women dressed in traditional Gikuyu outfits pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate...
Women dressed in traditional Gikuyu outfits pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Freedom corner in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Mwangi Maathai, former husband of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai,...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mathai, former husband of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai, arrives at Lee...
Mwangi Maathai, former husband of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, arrives at Lee Funeral Home in Kenya's capital, Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Wangari, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY PROFILE)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
The casket of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, which is made from...
Nairobi, Kenya
Casket of late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai is seen inside a hearse in Nairobi
The casket of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, which is made from water hyacinth, papyrus reeds and a bamboo frame and wrapped in the Kenyan national flag, is seen inside a hearse at the Kariakor crematorium in Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the llate Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai drives...
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai drives along the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
A man waves as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
A man waves as hearse carrying coffin of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai leaves...
A man waves as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai leaves Lee Funeral Home in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
A pallbearer escorts the hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
A pallbearer escorts the hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai in Nairobi...
A pallbearer escorts the hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai as it leaves Lee Funeral Home in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Pallbearers escort the hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai as...
Nairobi, Kenya
Pallbearers escort hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai in Nairobi
Pallbearers escort the hearse of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai as it leaves Lee Funeral Home in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY PROFILE)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
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October 08, 2011
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist...
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist...
Kenya's security services pay their final respects to the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai at the Freedom Corner in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY PROFILE)
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October 08, 2011
Police officers control the crowd while mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate...
Nairobi, Kenya
Police officers control the crowd during funeral of the late Nobel peace laureate Maathai in Nairobi
Police officers control the crowd while mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai drives to a crematorium in the Kariokor area of Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY PROFILE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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October 08, 2011
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai...
Nairobi, Kenya
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai drives...
Mourners react as the hearse carrying the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai drives along the streets of Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY PROFILE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 27, 2011
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, leaves after presenting a condolence message from the...
Nairobi, Kenya
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Magnus, leaves after presenting a condolence message from the Norwegian...
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, leaves after presenting a condolence message from the Norwegian Nobel Committee for the late Wangari Maathai, at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September 27, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY HEADSHOT)
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September 27, 2011
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, presents a condolence message from the Norwegian Nobel...
Nairobi, Kenya
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Magnus, presents a condolence message from the Norwegian Nobel Committee...
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, presents a condolence message from the Norwegian Nobel Committee for the late Wangari Maathai, at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September 27, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
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September 27, 2011
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, signs a condolence book for the late Wangari Maathai,...
Nairobi, Kenya
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Magnus, signs a condolence book for the late Wangari Maathai in Nairobi...
Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Per Ludvig Magnus, signs a condolence book for the late Wangari Maathai, at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September 27, 2011, after presenting a condolence message from the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY OBITUARY)
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September 26, 2011
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011....
Nairobi, Kenya
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)
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September 26, 2011
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011....
Nairobi, Kenya
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi
A biography of Wangari Maathai is seen inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)
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September 26, 2011
A woman mourns and prays in front of a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement...
Nairobi, Kenya
A woman mourns and prays in front of a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement...
A woman mourns and prays in front of a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement offices in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in the hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)
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September 26, 2011
A customer looks at a biography of Wangari Maathai inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September...
Nairobi, Kenya
A customer looks at a biography of Wangari Maathai inside a bookshop in Nairobi
A customer looks at a biography of Wangari Maathai inside a bookshop in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY)
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September 26, 2011
A woman mourns the death of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi,...
Nairobi, Kenya
A woman mourns the death of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi...
A woman mourns the death of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)
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September 26, 2011
A worker places a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital...
Nairobi, Kenya
A worker places a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Nairobi
A worker places a memorial picture of Wangari Maathai at the Green Belt Movement office in Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 26, 2011. Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests, died in hospital on Sunday after a long struggle with ovarian cancer. Maathai, 71, founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977 to plant trees to prevent environmental and social conditions deteriorating and hurting poor people, especially women, living in rural Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: PROFILE SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS)
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Wangari Maathai - 27 Sep 2011
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KENYA/
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June 09, 2010
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) greets Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya at the Kenyatta...
Nairobi, Kenya
U.S. Vice President Biden greets Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai of Kenya at the Kenyatta International...
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) greets Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre on his third day in the Kenyan capital Nairobi June 9, 2010. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: POLITICS)
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March 15, 2010
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International...
Kampala, Uganda
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International African...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International African Water and Sanitation Congress in Uganda?s capital Kampala, March 15, 2010. REUTERS/James Akena (UGANDA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
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March 15, 2010
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International...
Kampala, Uganda
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya addresses the media at the opening of International African Water and Sanitation Congress in Uganda?s capital Kampala, March 15, 2010. REUTERS/James Akena (UGANDA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
KENYA
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March 08, 2010
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai participates in a discussion at the University of Nairobi...
Nairobi, Kenya
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai participates in a discussion at the University of Nairobi in the Kenyan...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai participates in a discussion at the University of Nairobi in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, March 8, 2010. With its economies recovering, Africa needs to start rebuilding reserves and thinking about tightening spending to build defences against future crises, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: BUSINESS)
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December 16, 2009
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) walks among African leaders and members of the French government...
Paris, France
African leaders and France's President Sarkozy leave the Elysee Palace in Paris
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) walks among African leaders and members of the French government at the Elysee Palace in Paris following a meeting between the representatives of the Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC) and the French government, December 16, 2009. At right is 2004 Peace Nobel prize Wangari Muta Maathai. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)
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December 16, 2009
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) walks among African leaders and members of the French government...
Paris, France
African leaders and France's President Sarkozy leave the Elysee Palace in Paris
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) walks among African leaders and members of the French government at the Elysee Palace in Paris following a meeting between the representatives of the Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC) and the French government, December 16, 2009. At right is 2004 Peace Nobel prize Wangari Muta Maathai. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)
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December 15, 2009
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya speaks at the opening session of the high-level segment...
Copenhagen, Denmark
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai speaks at the opening session of the high-level segment of the UN...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya speaks at the opening session of the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong (DENMARK - Tags: ENVIRONMENT POLITICS)
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December 07, 2009
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya attends the opening of the United Nations Climate...
Copenhagen, Denmark
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai of Kenya attends opening of Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen...
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai of Kenya attends the opening of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009, also known as COP15, at the Bella center in Copenhagen December 7, 2009.
REUTERS/Bob Strong (DENMARK)
USA/
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February 13, 2009
Chairman's award recipients former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai pose at the 40th Annual...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Chairman's award recipients Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai pose at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards...
Chairman's award recipients former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai pose at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTXBKK5
February 13, 2009
Chairman's award recipients former Vice President Al Gore (2nd L) and Dr Wangari Maathai (2nd R) congratulate...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Chairman's award recipients Gore and Dr. Maathai congratulate each other, as Bond and Dawson watch, at...
Chairman's award recipients former Vice President Al Gore (2nd L) and Dr Wangari Maathai (2nd R) congratulate each other, as Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Julian Bond (L) and actress Rosario Dawson watch, at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
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February 13, 2009
Actress Rosario Dawson (2nd R) presents former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai (R) with...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Dawson presents Gore and Dr. Maathai with the Chairman's award, as Bond watches, at the 40th Annual NAACP...
Actress Rosario Dawson (2nd R) presents former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai (R) with the Chairman's award, as Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Julian Bond (L) watches, at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTXBKK0
February 13, 2009
Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai accept the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Al Gore applauds as Dr. Wangari Maathai speaks, after both were presented with the Chairman's award at...
Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai accept the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTXBKJZ
February 13, 2009
Former Vice President Al Gore speaks, as Dr. Wangari Maathai watches, after they were presented with...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Al Gore speaks, as Dr. Wangari Maathai watches, after they were presented with the Chairman's award at...
Former Vice President Al Gore speaks, as Dr. Wangari Maathai watches, after they were presented with the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTXBKJY
February 13, 2009
Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai accept the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai accept the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at...
Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Wangari Maathai accept the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTXBKJW
February 13, 2009
Former Vice President Al Gore applauds as Dr. Wangari Maathai speaks, after both were presented with...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Al Gore applauds as Dr. Wangari Maathai speaks, after both were presented with the Chairman's award at...
Former Vice President Al Gore applauds as Dr. Wangari Maathai speaks, after both were presented with the Chairman's award at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
SAFRICA/
RTXAYIA
November 25, 2008
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (R) and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (L) smile after planting...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Oprah Winfrey and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai smile after planting a tree during a Tree Planting...
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (R) and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (L) smile after planting a tree during a Tree Planting & Dedication ceremony commemorating the two-day "Be the Change" leadership conference addressed by both women at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Henley-on-Klip, outside Johannesburg, November 25, 2008. The Academy's leadership conference held at the school addressed challenges facing South Africa today and the role that youth can play to "Be the Change" within their society and communities. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA/
RTXAYI4
November 25, 2008
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (2nd L) and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai walk with schoolchildren...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Oprah Winfrey and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai walk with schoolchildren during a Tree Planting...
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (2nd L) and Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai walk with schoolchildren during a Tree Planting & Dedication ceremony commemorating the two-day ?Be the Change? leadership conference addressed by both women at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Henley-on-Klip, outside Johannesburg, November 25, 2008. The Academy's leadership conference held at the school addressed challenges facing South Africa today and the role that youth can play to "Be the Change" within their society and communities. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA/
RTXAYI0
November 25, 2008
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey plants a tree with Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (not in...
Johannesburg, South Africa
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey plants a tree during a Tree Planting & Dedication Ceremony t the Oprah...
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey plants a tree with Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (not in picture) during a Tree Planting & Dedication Ceremony commemorating the two-day "Be the Change" leadership conference addressed by both women at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Henley-on-Klip, outside Johannesburg, November 25, 2008. The Academy's leadership conference held at the school addressed challenges facing South Africa today and the role that youth can play to "Be the Change" within their society and communities. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
SAFRICA/
RTXAYHW
November 25, 2008
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (R) plants a tree with Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (L)...
Johannesburg, South Africa
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey plants a tree with Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai in Henley-on-Klip...
U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey (R) plants a tree with Kenyan Environmentalist Wangari Maathai (L) during a Tree Planting & Dedication Ceremony commemorating the two-day ?Be the Change? leadership conference addressed by both women at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Henley-on-Klip, outside Johannesburg, November 25, 2008. The Academy?s leadership conference held at the school addressed challenges facing South Africa today and the role that youth can play to ?Be the Change? within their society and communities.
REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
NEWYORK-SUMMIT/CLINTON
RTX8Y6Z
September 26, 2008
Wangari Muta Maathai, Founder of Green Belt Movement, Kenya, participates in a panel discussion during...
New York, UNITED STATES
Wangari Muta Maathai, Founder of Green Belt Movement, Kenya, participates in a panel discussion during...
Wangari Muta Maathai, Founder of Green Belt Movement, Kenya, participates in a panel discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, September 26, 2008. Established by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2005, the event is designed to bring donors together with people in need to try to solve global problems. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES)
JAPAN/
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May 29, 2008
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai delivers her speech at the Fourth Tokyo International...
Tokyo, Japan
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai delivers her speech at the Fourth TICAD in Yokohama
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai delivers her speech at the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, south of Tokyo May 29, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
JAPAN/
RTX6A3D
May 29, 2008
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai delivers her speech in front of Japan's Prime Minister...
Tokyo, Japan
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maathai delivers her speech in front of Japan's PM Fukuda at the Fourth...
Kenya's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai delivers her speech in front of Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (R) at the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, south of Tokyo May 29, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
JAPAN-AFRICA/
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May 29, 2008
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (R) meets with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai during...
Tokyo, Japan
Japanese PM Fukuda meets with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Maathai during their bilateral meeting at...
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (R) meets with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, south of Tokyo May 29, 2008. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
JAPAN-AFRICA/
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May 29, 2008
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (R) shakes hands with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai...
Tokyo, Japan
Japanese PM Fukuda shakes hands with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Maathai during their bilateral meeting...
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (R) shakes hands with Kenya's Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, south of Tokyo May 29, 2008. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
TANZANIA-OLYMPICS/TORCH
RTR1ZESD
April 12, 2008
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam April 12, 2008....
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam April 12, 2008. Maathai, a veteran of Kenya's civil rights movement who won the Nobel prize in 2004 for her environmental work, pulled out of Sunday's Tanzanian Olympic torch relay leg to highlight her concerns about Tibet. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (TANZANIA)
TANZANIA-OLYMPICS/TORCH
RTR1ZES2
April 12, 2008
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam April 12, 2008....
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam
Kenya Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai speaks during an interview in Dar es Salaam April 12, 2008. Maathai, a veteran of Kenya's civil rights movement who won the Nobel prize in 2004 for her environmental work, pulled out of Sunday's Tanzanian Olympic torch relay leg to highlight her concerns about Tibet. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (TANZANIA)
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