For a 14-year period ending in 2003, Liberia struggled with a brutal civil war, a crippled economy and not much hope. That was until a women’s movement started to take hold.
Worldfocus special correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson report on a movement that helped to drive a dictator from power and gave women the kind of opportunities they could never have dreamed of.
For more from Lynn Sherr, listen to our online radio show on African women in power.
Watch more videos from this series and read blogs from the field: Liberia’s Long Road Back.
Also watch for PBS Wide Angle’s showing of “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” next year.