“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Nearly all of these internally displaced persons, or IDPs, fled their homes during violent clashes that erupted earli
"Black Diamond" and her comrades may look like any bunch of street-wise girls with attitude but they have t
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u
By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f
Sierra Leone ended its national disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) program in December 2003.
Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.
This book, written by Dylan Matthews, aims to raise awareness among government policy-makers, the media, potential fu
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
Statement by Leymah Gbowee, WIPNET- Unifem Panel on DDRR, CSW Beijing+10.
Following the conflict, a disarmament, demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration process began.
The Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (SLANSA) will today Thursday 2nd December 2010 end two day national con