President Sirleaf’s promise to campaign for women candidates in Liberia’s upcoming elections comes too little, too late.
Korto Reeves Williams
Korto Reeves Williams is a Liberian feminist and a strategic civil society leader in Liberia and the sub-region. A major contributor to shaping politi... cal discourse on women’s rights and feminism, she serves on the board of Urgent Action Fund (Africa) and is a member of the Liberia Feminist Forum and the African Feminist Forum. Ms. Williams has more than 15 years of development experience in Liberia as well as short-term experiences in international development across Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. Her academic research on feminism and women leadership in Liberia, Beyond Mass Action: A Study Of Collective Organizing Among Liberian Women Using Feminist Movement Perspectives, has provided the opportunity to shift power and promote coalition building within women's networks in Liberia.