Mayor of Monrovia Was Forced to Step Down After Breaking Her Friend Out…

Although it's quite true that wearing a city's mayoral sash and brandishing an official oversized pair of ribbon cutting shears makes someone pretty powerful, it doesn't (usually) mean that they're above the law, which is why Monrovia's powerful mayor was forced to resign recently. Mary Broh, the reform-minded mayor… » 3/10/13 1:30pm 3/10/13 1:30pm

The Most Inspirational Moments From The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony


On Friday, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkol Karman were awarded their Nobel Peace Prizes. During the ceremony, all three women spoke eloquently about the struggles they'd faced—not just as women, but as people living under oppressive regimes. Given that the prize was shared by the three women, it's… » 12/11/11 4:05pm 12/11/11 4:05pm

Women Withhold Sex To Achieve Peace In Award-Winning Film

Pray the Devil Back to Hell » 11/07/08 5:20pm 11/07/08 5:20pm is a new documentary about how the woman of Liberia came together to end their country's long and bloody civil war. In 2002, Christian and Muslim women formed an alliance to demand peace; armed only with matching white t-shirts, the activists staged silent protests and organized a summit…