This video from Women War & Peace describes Charles Taylor’s refusal to attend peace talks. As a result, the peace-seeking women inform Parliament they will continue their protests until they hear from Taylor. Finally, Taylor agrees to meet with the women. Leymah Gbowee reads a statement to Taylor and other members of the government expressing the women’s demands for peace. Taylor agrees to go to the peace talks in Accra, Ghana. The women also make the journey to Accra to continue their protests and to appeal individually to delegates.
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