Saturday, July 4, 2015

Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee – Activist

Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, social worker and women's rights advocate. She is also a 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate. She is the founder and president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa, based in Monrovia. Leymah is best known for leading a nonviolent movement that brought together Christian and Muslim women to play a pivotal role in ending Liberia's devastating, 14-year civil war in 2003.

Follow her on Twitter: @LeymahRGbowee

Read more: http://www.forharriet.com/2015/04/18-phenomenal-african-feminists-to-know.html#ixzz3eN8bOmYR 
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