Backwards and In Heels
First Year Seminar, Arcadia University Undergraduate Curriculum
This paper describes the founding of peace activist Leymah Gbowee’s Liberia Mass Action for Peace (LMAP) movement that helped to end the Second Liberian Civil War. It provides a biographical account of the life experiences that were crucial for Gbowee to advocate for peace and found the movement. The paper also compares the LMAP movement with the more recent #MeToo movement and analyzes Gbowee’s personal critiques of #MeToo.
Steele Hackenberg, Alexis, "Leymah Gbowee and the Army of Women in White" (2019). Faculty Curated Undergraduate Works. 61.