Bow Not

Blood drips no more, As hidden knives are silent, Guns sound no more, As starving faces are weary.   Peace!  As we cry on these streets,  Screaming across hopes,  And no implementation of policies.   We are bleeding! Let not the forces of the laws gather against us, We pray! We scream! We hope!  As we run…

Educating Girls, My Inspiration- Leymah Gbowee

Fast forward to 2011, when I was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. My team sat me down and asked me, “now that you have won the Peace Prize, what do you wish to do? What is the legacy that you want to build?” Straight away, I knew my answer was “GIRLS’ EDUCATION”. I want to create a space where girls and young women, at least the ones who I encounter, no longer have to sleep with any person to pay their tuition fees. And for the last eight years, supporting girls’ education in Liberia through Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) has been my mission

Revolution & Peacevolution (Let’s Give Peace A Chance)

Several years ago, an idea of total instant change arose in the West, and Revolutions started in many areas. Every state or region had different means and approaches toward revolutionizing itself which were exemplified by the British Revolution, the French Revolution, American Revolution, etcetera.  The most lives lost have been through revolutions. The World Wars,…

Mama Liberia

Why do you weep mama Liberia?  Is it because your dream of having a bright future is thrown in the sea?  Is it because you are not well taken care of?  You lack good leaders, good roads, economic and educational system and power supplies. Are these the reasons?  Or is it because all of your…

Our Fallen Queen

All hail the mother that flourishes in the midst of thorns and torment. The queen stripped of her throne and thrown to her dead yet suffers All hail the fallen Queen, the mother of warriors and princes Who have forgotten their worth and have turned to slaves. Buried their crowns and burned their garment, put…