EMU Homepage

Lehmah Gbowee

Subscribe to the EMU News feed
Women in Peacebuilding

Disney Unveils “Women, War & Peace” Documentary

Filmmaker Abigail Disney says she learned “to look at war through women’s eyes,” as a result of visiting Liberia in 2006 and meeting Leymah Gbowee, who now holds a masters in conflict transformation from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Gbowee was one of the leaders of a women’s movement that was instrumental in ending Liberia’s 14-year-long civil war in 2003. Gbowee ...More