At a recent panel, African women leaders shared powerful stories about the peace and security challenges they face, and how they’re carving strategic paths forward.
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Nobel laureates and young feminist visionaries come together at a historic ‘Claiming our Space’ summit in Liberia.
The March 12 event, which is open to the public, will focus on four never-before-told stories of women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.
At U.N. events in September, the Nobel Peace laureate called for a broader understanding of peace and security, and better inclusion of women in decision-making.
Beyond trade, tariffs, and Donald Trump, this year’s G7 made addressing gender inequality a priority. What comes next may be even more important.
Last week, a diverse group of activists, practitioners, and academics from across the U.S. came together to discuss building collective action for peace and social change.
Gbowee, who heads Columbia University’s Women, Peace, and Security program, will help to ensure women’s empowerment in economic, security, and energy policy.
Photos and quotes from women peacebuilders highlight their fears and accomplishments.
Gbowee discussed the importance of investing in grassroots women’s movements.
Leymah Gbowee was 17 when war broke out in Liberia. Her experiences drove her onto a path of suffering, discovery and service that led to work rehabilitating child soldiers and helping build peace, village by village, in Liberia and eventually neighboring Sierra Leone.