Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Ruined, tells the story of a Mama Nadi, a brothel owner in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mixed Blood Theatre director Aditi Kapil explains the nuanced emotional terrain of this epic tale. If you can't find Ruined at a playhouse near you, stay tuned–Nottage is currently working on a screenplay adaption.
: More people making change.
: Leymah Gbowee's commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
More articles, videos, and photo essays from , the Winter 2011 issue of YES! Magazine.