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Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry

1939 — 2017

Liberia

 

Female Liberian politician Ruth Perry served as Acting President of the State Council of Liberia from September 3, 1996 to August 2, 1997, after Liberia's first civil war. Ruth Perry has always called for peace and reconciliation for her country. As early as 1992, she was at the centre of peaceful marches and demonstrations with other Liberian women.

 

Sources :

Homas Sotinel. « Les femmes de Monrovia attendent la présidente du Liberia », Le Monde, 24 août 1996 

Rodney D. Sieh« Death of Matriach: Ruth Perry, Former Liberian Leader Dies »Africa Online, 8 janvier 2017.

Augustus M. Bailey. Pieces Of The Mind: My Experiences And Memories Of Liberia. Xlibris, 2013.

Guida M. Jackson.Women Leaders of Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Pacific: A Biographical Reference. Xlibris, 2009 .

https://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/ruth-perry-elected-lead-liberia-thus-becoming-africas-first-female-head-state

https://peoplepill.com/people/ruth-perry-1/

https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/perry-ruth-1939

https://www.nytimes.com/1996/08/19/world/new-interim-leader-is-chosen-for-liberia.htmlhttp://wikipeacewomen.org/wpworg/en/?page_id=3098