Claiming Our Space - Emerging Feminist Voices for Peace

Dates: 30 April – 3 May 2019
Location: Monrovia, Liberia


Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee hosted a ground-breaking Summit, bringing together inspiring young activists from 20 countries busy breaking gender barriers and building peace in their home communities. Working together with five trail-blazing Nobel Peace Laureates, they strategized on how to build a multi-generational global feminist peace movement.

Key message

“No one will give you space, you have to claim it yourself.” 


Leymah Gbowee
Jody Williams
Shirin Ebadi
Tawakkol Karman
Rigoberta Menchú Tum


Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa

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Conference Re-cap

Peace People Member Louise McGowan share on her recent trip to Liberia #HerPlace

Conference Video

Claiming Our Space: Emerging Feminist Voices for Peace

Video Highlights

Day one

Day two

Day one - Instagram Story

Day two - Instagram Story

Day three - Instagram Story


Learn about the involvement of the Liberian women’s movement in the country’s peace processes here