How Liberian Women Ended the Liberian Civil War

Leymah Roberta Gbowee

April 21, 2011

UMass Boston

Liberian peace activist Leymah Roberta Gbowee led Christian and Muslim women in nonviolent actions that eventually forced the Charles Taylor government to create a peace process. Gbowee discusses the strategies employed by the women in this successful movement, revealing much of the thinking behind the activities documented in the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell.”

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