“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.”
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha
This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in
The objective of the research was to compile comprehensive, accurate and strategic information on how best to enhance
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point
This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.
As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p
Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen
The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots
During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura
When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga
This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the
Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di
Liberia experienced conflict between 1989 and 1997 and again between 1999 and 2003.
In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an
In early 2007, the Government of India sent over 100 highly trained women police officers to Liberia, as the UN's fir
Liberia is a constitutional republic with a population of approximately 3.5 million.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's elected President, was sworn into office on January 16.
Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u
UNDP Liberia and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) signed a letter of understanding to collabora
Her name is Joyce Puta, a 48-year-old Zambian army colonel on secondment to the United Nations.
Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women
Women and girls in Liberia have been plagued by violence, destruction of communities and untold hardships in a countr
Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l
We, the representatives of the various Liberian Women's Organizations at the AccraPeace Talks on Liberia held a one-d
December 2003 Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) reaffirms the importance of a gender perspectivein peacekeeping
This book, written by Dylan Matthews, aims to raise awareness among government policy-makers, the media, potential fu
Statement delivered by Head of Delegation of the Republic of Liberia to the ICPD+5 International Forum (Hague Forum),