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Iron ladies of Liberia

Author: Daniel JungeSiatta Scott JohnsonHenry AnsbacherJonathan StackJust Media (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York : Women Make Movies, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change. On January 16, 2006, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inaugurated President, following a hotly contested election in which she won 59% of the vote. She is the first elected female head of state in Africa. Since taking office, she has appointed other women to leadership positions in all areas of government, including the Police Chief and the ministers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Documentaries
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Feature films
Named Person: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Junge; Siatta Scott Johnson; Henry Ansbacher; Jonathan Stack; Just Media (Firm); Gabriel Films.; STEPS International.; Independent Television Service.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 225885874
Notes: Originally produced in 2007.
Credits: Editor, Davis Coombe ; song, India. Arie ; music, Gunnard Doboze ; camera, Daniel Junge.
Performer(s): With: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Siatta Scott Johnson.
Description: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Responsibility: directed by Daniel Junge ; co-directed by Siatta Scott Johnson ; produced by Henry Ansbacher, Jonathan Stack ; a co-production of Just Media, Gabriel Films, Steps International and the Independent Television Service (ITVS).
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After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change. On January 16, 2006, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inaugurated President, following a hotly contested election in which she won 59% of the vote. She is the first elected female head of state in Africa. Since taking office, she has appointed other women to leadership positions in all areas of government, including the Police Chief and the ministers of Justice, Commerce, Finance and Gender. Can the first female Liberian president, backed by other powerful women, bring sustainable democracy and peace to such a devastated country?

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Iron Ladies of Liberia

(EMRO user published 2009-01-30 ) Very Good Permalink
We follow President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on her challenges and personal reflections over the first 48 months of her presidency as the first elected female president in all of Africa. The air of her election is that of civil strife and civil war. She inherits the corrupt legacy of Charles Taylor and...
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Iron Ladies of Liberia

(EMRO user published 2008-07-25 ) Very Good Permalink
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, known to her constituents as the “Iron Lady” and sometimes as “Old Ma”, was inaugurated president of Liberia January 16, 2006. In her inaugural address she declared, “the days of the empirical presidency of a domineering and threatening chief executive...
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