“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.”
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to "
Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted
A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia
UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in
The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.
Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.
The endless battle against extortion, drug smuggling, sexual abuse and gender based violence - crimes that have expos
If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said the educating and empowering of women in Liberia was a guaranteed way of ensurin
Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f
Women claiming to be widows of officers, enlisted men, and wartime recruits of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) yest
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Agenda for Acceleratig Country Action on Women, Girls, Ge
Meriam Dukumue, like the majority of women in her country, cannot read and write.
When students return to the classroom at Bopolu Central High School this year, there will be something not seen at th
Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha
The objective of the research was to compile comprehensive, accurate and strategic information on how best to enhance
The newly founded non-governmental organization (NGO), named Social Actions and Poverty Alleviation (SAPA) Inc.
President Ellen Johnson is today expected to deliver a special statement to the Women of Liberia when she formally la
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told several prominent individuals, former executives of Economic Community of We
The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i
This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.
Women groupings under the Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) have reached a broad consensu
In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an
UNDP Liberia and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) signed a letter of understanding to collabora
Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women
Week long on-the-air discussion on women's participation in Liberia's recovery and the impact of post-conflict develo
The International Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting
Women leaders in the western region have begun discussing the simplified version of the Truth and Reconciliation Comm
Last year, I reported with the intrepid Glenna Gordon a story about Liberia's Court E, a court chamber in the capital
A video created by Tiyatien Health in partnership with Action Aid Liberia, Association of Female Lawyers Liberia, and
Improving the economic situation of women is key to peace-building efforts in Liberia following a civil war that tore
The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), amongst other things calls fo
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment UN WOMEN (formerly UNIFEM) is helping build the