Discover the biographical sketches, ideals and achievements of fifteen architects of a more humane, fair and democratic coexistence. In this book you will find some emblematic examples and discover the key players of events that have left their footprint in the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty first.Peace can be promoted and achieved in several ways and from the most heterogeneous environments and ideals. The Nobel Peace Prize, established in 1901, has given visibility to commendable women, to concerned women committed to the defense of democracy, the processes of disarmament, the non-violent resolution of conflicts, the understanding between peoples and religions, the social justice, the civil and human rights, the defense of environment, and the assistance to the most disadvantaged persons of this planet. These pages compiles the stories of each of the fifteen women who have earned this award so far. Their contribution to all these causes makes them a real inspiration. This book is necessary in order to know their exemplary lives, to delve into some events that have marked the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty first, to claim their role in all these achievements, and, ultimately, to recognize their contribution and legacy to international pacifism.