WINGS #48-17 Leymah Gbowee, Feminist Peacemaker - FOR WEEK OF MARCH 18
Nobel Peace Laureate led women peacemakers in Liberia
Uploaded: 2 Mar, 2018
Recording Date: 13 Nov, 2011
Recording Location: Philo, California; Vancouver BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #48-17 Leymah Gbowee, Feminist Peacemaker - FOR WEEK OF MARCH 18
Description: Shortly before she was announced as a Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee was on a book tour in the US. She gave Janie Rezner of Women's Voices a passionate and wide-ranging interview about herself, her culture, the successful Liberian women's peace movement, and why women must take our share of responsibility for politics and peacemaking. References UNSCR 1325
Host(s): Janie Rezner
Featured Speakers/Guests: Leymah Gbowee [pronounced LAY-mah, BEAU-wee] is a trained trauma abuse counsellor, a domestic abuse survivor, and a hereditary matriarch. She led Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, which forced the negotiations that ended the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. Their actions are featured in the film Pray the Devil Back to Hell. Gbowee authored the book Mighty Be Our Powers. She continues to work with women to make peace
Credits: Interview by Janie Rezner, of Women's Voices, KZYX-FM. Edited for WINGS by Bea Bernhausen, series editor Frieda Werden. Photo on this page is a still from Pray the Devil Back to Hell.
Comments: For Women's History Month, WINGS is showcasing historic successful actions by women around the world, in areas of peace and politics. This program was previously released on November 14, 2011
Regional > AfricaType: Weekly Program
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Janie Rezner, interviewer - orig #29-11