Leymah Gbowee

Type: Person
Name: Leymah Gbowee
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond armistice: women searching for an enduring peace

Women peace activists meeting in Zurich in 1919 understood the capitalist systemof profit and privilege as a root cause of war. Women said it then, andsay it now, as they tackle the perennial question facing all peace-seekers:what policies can assure ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Monkey Cage: Fighting Ebola, Liberia’s ‘Invisible Rebel’

Women pray for an end of the Ebola epidemic on Aug. 14, 2014, in Monrovia, Liberia. (John Moore/)The following is a guest post featuring field notes from Liberia’s Ebola outbreak by Leah Breen. Breen is a senior at Colby College majoring in Global Studies ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Liberia, Ebola, Citizen
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mad With Power?

Weeks after a chorus of international outrage erupted over the annexing of Crimea and the downing of Malaysia Airline's Flight 17 in pro-Russian rebel airspace in Ukraine and the death of 298 civilians, Russia is unapologetically sending new military ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in Liberia: how you can help

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Neyor, Gbowee seek Ebola support

The former president of the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL, Christopher Neyor and the 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Madam Leymah Gbowee, have embarked on a massive lobby in the Diaspora for support from partners to help fight the Ebola Virus Disease  ... [Published The NewDawn - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

As the Power Shuffle in Iraq Unfolds, Do Not Forget the Women

As a veteran who served in Iraq, the past few weeks have been a struggle to watch as the violence intensified. I had the fortune to get to know several Iraqis of various sects, learning about their rich culture and heritage. Even though I was a member ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Communication is Aid-and More

Liberian Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee writes that her mother showed up at her office recently dressed head to toe in a winter coat and headdress in 82ᴼ temperatures. Her mother explained that she wanted extra protection against the Ebola virus.Misinformation ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

allAfrica.com: Liberia: Ebola Puts Liberia's Postwar Progress in Jeopardy

London - The spread of Ebola in Liberia threatens to undo the country's postwar progress unless more funds are found to fight the deadly virus, Nobel laureate and rights activist Leymah Gbowee warned on Wednesday. More than 900 people in Guinea, Sierra ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola puts Liberia's postwar progress in jeopardy-Nobel laureate

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The spread of Ebola in Liberia threatens to undo the country's postwar progress unless more funds are found to fight the deadly virus, Nobel laureate and rights activist Leymah Gbowee warned on Wednesday.More than ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola threatens to derail a decade of peace | Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee | Comment is free

When my 65-year-old mother visited my foundation’s office recently, she was covered from head to toe in a long winter coat and headdress despite it being 28C. She explained that she wanted extra protection against the Ebola virus.As the outbreak worsened ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Political economy, security, and the summit to end sexual violence in conflict

From London to Ukraine, Madeleine Rees reflects on the lessons of the recent Summit to end sexual violence in conflict, and calls uponStates to respond by adopting a new approach to conflict prevention, and to revisitthe doctrine of the responsibility ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses rape as tool of war

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]

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Beyond armistice: women searching for an enduri... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 01 2014]
Mad With Power? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Monkey Cage: Fighting Ebola, Liberia’s ‘Invisib... [Published Washington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Ebola in Liberia: how you can help [Published Virgin Group - Aug 22 2014]
Neyor, Gbowee seek Ebola support [Published The NewDawn - Aug 19 2014]
As the Power Shuffle in Iraq Unfolds, Do Not Fo... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
Communication is Aid-and More [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
The Way To Bring A Lasting Peace In The Congo? ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 08 2014]
allAfrica.com: Liberia: Ebola Puts Liberia's Po... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 08 2014]
Ebola puts Liberia's postwar progress in jeopar... [Published AlertNet - Aug 06 2014]
CELEBRATING WOMEN [Published Spice4Life - Aug 06 2014]
Ebola threatens to derail a decade of peace | N... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 06 2014]
Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee: Ebola threa... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 06 2014]
Executed: what were the principles for which Ed... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 04 2014]
Gbowee Foundation Gives U.S.$5K to 12 for Ebola... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 01 2014]
Stage set for US summit to be attended by 40 Af... [Published East African Standard - Jul 30 2014]
Political economy, security, and the summit to ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 14 2014]
Brotherhood and sisterhood [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 05 2014]
Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army stil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses ra... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 29 2014]
Stopping sexual violence in conflict: Gender po... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 20 2014]
Happiness mixed with remembrance at Dundee Univ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 19 2014]
Why is sexual assault in Army still only judged... [Published Telegraph - Jun 13 2014]
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Rape summit: Brad Pitt turns up and ruins Jolie... [Published Telegraph - Jun 12 2014]
Why We All Need A ‘Rikki’ [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Jun 10 2014]
Hopes and fears: Summit to End Sexual Violence ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 09 2014]
A common vision: The abolition of militarism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 07 2014]
Danny Wallace to receive honorary degree from D... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 03 2014]
Connection to clients fuels YWCA’s Regina Malve... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - May 24 2014]
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The Way To Bring A Lasting Peace In The Congo? ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 08 2014]
Holly Dranginis is a Policy Associate with the Enough Project. A woman greets members of a peace delegation as they reach the city of Goma in the DR Congo CREDIT: UN Photo/MONUSCO When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at ...
Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army stil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ...
Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses ra... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 29 2014]
As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese military of using rape as a tool of war; more than 70 cases — about ...
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think ...
Why We All Need A ‘Rikki’ [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Jun 10 2014]
Caren Wakoli is an emerging leader in East Africa who has launched a foundation to support the next generation of female leaders for Africa. Caren applied twice for the fellowship and was not accepted, but she did not give up. Her resilience and grit ...
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Rachael Ray Inspires Audience at Texas Conferen... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 20 2013]
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