Vabah K Gayflor interview on the Liberian Civil War and Comprehensive Peace Agreement (video)

Vabah K Gayflor interview on the Liberian Civil War and Comprehensive Peace Agreement (video)

Resource Type
Topical Interview
Publication Year
English (US)




Vabah K. Gayflor discusses her early life and inspiration, poverty, and the continuing effects of the Liberian Civil War, particularly on children. She discusses her advocacy to implement the parts of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended the civil war, and the Liberian constitution that calls for equal rights and opportunities for women. Gayflor describes the process of pushing for a 30% quota for women's representation in Liberian parliament.

At the time of this interview, Vabah K. Gayflor was the President of the Ministry of Gender and Development in Liberia.

This interview was conducted shortly after the Africa Regional Learning Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers (TOT), which was convened by Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) and WLP Nigeria/BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights in Calabar, Nigeria on February 21-25, 2005.

Runtime: 00:29:33

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