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    For February, in which Venezuela has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on t

    Monday, February 8, 2016
    Monthly Action Points93 238
  2. LIBERIA: Women CSOs Join Security Sector Reform

    Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 281
  3. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  4. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  5. LIBERIA: DRC opens Women's Centre in Liberia

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 236
  6. LIBERIA/INDIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Women

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 076
  7. LIBERIA: Women Legislature Caucus Demands Equal Participation of Women in Liberia

    The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 041
  8. LIBERIA: NEC Stresses Gender Parity in Politics

    The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 030
  9. LIBERIA: Rebuilding Liberia: Women were Key in Ushering Peace, but still Suffer Violence Post War

    It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 029
  10. LIBERIA: Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberians Want More Women in Key Leadership Positions

    Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 012
  11. LIBERIA: Liberian women's war wounds fester

    It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 992
  12. LIBERIA: Liberian National Police Seeks More Female Recruits

    Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.

    Monday, June 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 988
  13. LIBERIA: Prioritize Gender Equality

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 783
  14. LIBERIA: Women Reinforce Advocacy for Equality

    A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 748
  15. LIBERIA: Honor at Pinnacle - As Pres. Sirleaf Gets France's Greatest Recognition At Elysee Palace Today

    The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 619
  16. LIBERIA: More Room for Improvement, VP Boakai Says of Women's Empowerment

    Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 477
  17. LIBERIA: Ellen Discusses Liberian Women's Involvement in Peacemaking

    "Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 432
  18. LIBERIA/ MALAWI: Malawi's Banda and Liberia's Sirleaf:

    Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 420
  19. LIBERIA: 'Another Female President in 2017' Mother Mary Brownell Suggests

    As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 383
  20. LIBERIA: MRU CSOs Urged To Unite For 30% Women Quota

    The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 972
  21. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  22. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  23. LIBERIA: 'Wars Wouldn't Exist if Women Ruled'

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been President of Liberia for a while now and is the first ever African woman to be elected

    Saturday, February 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 770
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  25. LIBERIA: Sirleaf - Women's Icon With Nerves of Steel

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a joint Nobel Peace Prize winner as a champion for women's rights, whose steely nerves have

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 739
  26. LIBERIA: Women in Retrospect 2011

    Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 641
  27. LIBERIA: Nobel Peace Prize Winners Sirleaf and Gbowee Reflect Liberian Women's Strength

    I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 339
  28. LIBERIA: Nobel Laureate Seeks Re-election in Fateful Polls

    Liberians voted Tuesday in the country's second presidential election since the end of a brutal civil war, choosing f

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 313
  29. LIBERIA: ActionAid Boss Challenges Female Journalists

    Following a protracted period of its dormancy, the Female Journalists Association of Liberia has inducted its leaders

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 971
  30. LIBERIA : 'You Have Brought Honor to All African Women,' Senegal's Wade Says

    President Ellen Johnson has been awarded the 2011 African Gender Award at a ceremony held Saturday night in the Seneg

    Saturday, June 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 975
  31. LIBERIA: Rural Women Want Inclusion In Politics

    As the Presidential and General Elections draw nearer, women in rural Liberia have called on political parties to inc

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 890
  32. LIBERIA: Election Workshop Helps Women Gain Political 'Know-How'

    As Africa's first woman presidential leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, works for an October 2011 bid for re-election, a

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 851
  33. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: 'UN Peacekeeping Missions Should Have More Women'

    The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 830
  34. LIBERIA: Ghanaian Soldiers Lead The Way In Liberia

    In fulfilment of Section 15 of the United Nations Mission in Liberia's (UNMIL) SOP, soldiers of the Ghanaian Battalio

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 614
  35. LIBERIA: Amb. Greenfield Dismisses Women's 30 Percent Legislative Seats Demand

    US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield says that a women-sponsored legislation calling for the enactment into law the

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 557
  36. LIBERIA: Removing the Roadblocks: A Response to the Defeat of the Gender Equity Bill

    The Gender Equity Bill in Liberia that had sought to allocate 30% of women's representation in the government was def

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 496
  37. LIBERIA: As Crisis Continues in Ivory Coast: U.S. Ambassador Challenges Women

    The United States Ambassador to Liberia has challenged Liberian women to stand-up and say no to the on-going politica

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 492
  38. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: West African Women Demand Peace In Cote D'Ivoire

    Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 547
  39. LIBERIA: Women Censor Women

    When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 418
  40. LIBERIA: The Rapid Re-emergence of A Once Failed State

    If there were any doubts concerning the impact of her Presidency in the African political arena, the President's inte

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 180
  41. LIBERIA: Liberia Women Democracy Radio Boost Women's Numbers in Newsrooms

    Garpeh produces about two such stories on the needs of women for broadcast each day by the Liberia Women Democracy Ra

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 140
  42. LIBERIA: UN WOMEN Conducts Training on Gender Responsive Budgeting for Government Officials and Civil Society

    UN Women conducted two workshops in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, and Monrovia in Montserrado County.

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 052
  43. LIBERIA: Another Woman Joins the Race

    A Liberian lady, fully armed with Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees, has arrived in the country from the

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 046
  44. LIBERIA: V.P Boakai Launches 10 Anniversary of UNSCR 1325

    Liberia's Vice President Joseph N.

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 510
  45. LIBERIA: 'Women Are More Effective and Transparent in Leadership,' Says President Sirleaf

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 486
  46. LIBERIA: Women Seek 50-50 Participation

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 377
  47. NIGERIA: Of Politics and Sex Strikes

    Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 097
  48. LIBERIA: 100 Women Get Financial Empowerment Training

    The Microfinance Unit of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the United Nations Capit

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 029
  49. LIBERIA: Liberia's Women Killers

    "Black Diamond" and her comrades may look like any bunch of street-wise girls with attitude but they have t

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 937
  50. LIBERIA: Pres. Sirleaf Challenges Liberian Women to Assume Leadership Roles at One-day Workshop

    A one day women leadership retreat has taken place in Paynesville, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf challenging L

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 786