From 1991 to 2002 civil war consumed Sierra Leone, killing more than 50,000 people. While the story of the war has been told in various forms (most notably the Hollywood movie Blood Diamond), far less attention has focused on the country’s attempts to step out from behind the specter of violenc

 

But in this short documentary 30% (Women and Politics in Sierra Leone), filmmakers Anna CadyEm Cooper, and Jenny Cuffe tell the unfolding story of several Sierra Leonean women and their attempts to gain equal access in the political arena.

http://www.theatlantic.com/video/archive/2014/01/sierra-leones-fight-for-gender-equality/282894/

 

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