The Nobel Peace Prize 1982
Co-nobelist: Alfonso García Robles
Diplomat, Innovator, Writer. Disarmament, Nuclear Weapons-Free Zones. Technology and growth in violence. Women's rights. Swedish Ambassador to India. Insightful.
“Never forget trampling down of human dignity, rights, increase in acts of violence, torture use, testifies to persistence in contempt for suffering of individual men and women.”
“Down with nuclear weapons!”
Nobel Prize Cash & Philanthropy
Alva Myrdal used part of her Nobel Prize money to donate to two peace causes. One cause was to keep oceans free of nuclear weapons. The other cause was to help learn the culture of violence and the people who are violent and benefit from such violence.
Alva Myrdal had been in need of a secretary for a long time. She used part of her Nobel Prize money to hire a secretary!