Gbowee

By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Oct 9th, 2012
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Paris – Leymah Gbowee, the social worker who won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Monday publicly disowned her co-laureate for failing to fight graft and nepotism in the war-scarred African nation. “People are very disappointed. We have...
By benim
In Article
Nov 15th, 2011
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The woman selected by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to help bring about peace and reconciliation in Liberia says she’s prepared for the task. Leymah Gbowee, co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, says Liberia’s inability over the years to approach the issue of reconciliation directly has been add...
By benim
In Liberia
Oct 7th, 2011
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Monrovia – Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, led women to defy feared warlords and pushed men toward peace during one of Africa’s bloodiest wars. Without this group of women who would gather in Monrovia to pray and protest in whit...