Liberia is Not Just a Man Thing: Transitional Justice Lessons for Women, Peace and Security

ICTJ; IfP; Karen Campbell-Nelson
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This report examines the role of women in the implementation of international peace and security instruments through a case study of transitional justice mechanisms in the Liberian context. The experiences of Liberian women have much to teach the world about women’s role in peacebuilding—not only were women strategic in influencing Liberia’s 2003 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), but Liberia also boasts the first elected woman head of state on the African continent.