Thursday, August 9, 2012

Meet the Great Liberian Peace Activist Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee
Stephen Colbert interviews Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee organized a sex strike among women until the Liberian civil war ended. Liberia is a west African country. In 1847, freed American slaves created Liberia with a Declaration of Independence and a Constitution. The government of Liberia is modeled on the government of the United States.
Source: The Colbert Report - Leymah Gbowee

Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace
Peace activist Leymah Gbowee interviewed by Tavis Smiley

Liberian native and author of Mighty Be Our Powers discusses the importance of and challenges faced by women in politics and the significance of the nation’s first woman president. Gbowee is one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
Source: Peace activist Leymah Gbowee

Mighty Be Our Powers with Leymah Gbowee

A champion of women's empowerment around the world, Leymah Gbowee is an African peace activist often credited with aiding the cessation of the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003 through her extraordinary women-led peace movement.
Source: Mighty Be Our Powers - How Sisterhood, Prayer & Sex Changes a Nation at War with Leymah Gbowee

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Music includes USA For Africa - We Are The World, Jan Seides - To Give Us Peace, Rise Against - Appeal To Reason, The Evens - On The Face Of It, Lenard Cohen - Everybody Knows, The Betrayed Soldier - Ryan Harvey, Harmonious Combustion - A Song Of Peace, taacc01, Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain?

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