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Wangari Maathai


Wangarĩ Muta Maathai (/wænˈɡɑːri mɑːˈtaɪ/) was a Kenyan social, environmental and a political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1977, Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental non-governmental organization focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women's rights.

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