Effecting Change through Women's Activism in Liberia
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This article highlights historical issues of injustice and violence against women in conflict?torn societies in West Africa. It provides examples of women's participation in the struggle for freedom and the search for peace and reconciliation, focusing on the role of women in catalysing and supporting the recent peace process in Liberia and Sierra Leone. It is based upon the author's own involvement as a women's activist in Liberia.
CitationGbowee, L. (2009) Effecting Change through Women's Activism in Liberia. IDS Bulletin 40(2): 50-53
Is part of seriesIDS Bulletin Vol. 40 Nos. 2
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- Volume 40. Issue 2