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  1. Women, peace and Security in Liberia: Supporting the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Liberia A UN-INSTRAW

    Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 750
  2. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  3. Reports/Policy Briefs90 695
  4. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women and UNDP to Partner with EU to Foster Women's Effective Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Recovery

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 568
  5. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  6. Peacebuilding in Liberia and the Case for a Perspective from Below

    Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 836
  7. Gender Mainstreaming In Peacekeeping Operations Liberia 2003 – 2009: Best Practices Report

    This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 352
  8. Assessing the Legal Protection of Girls in Liberia

    The objective of the research was to compile comprehensive, accurate and strategic information on how best to enhance

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 066
  9. Community-Based Reintegration of War-Affected Young Mothers: Participatory Action Research (PAR) in Liberia, Sierra Leone & Northern Uganda

    During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 707
  10. Women, Peace and Security: Examining the Impact of Resolution 1325 on UN Disarmament and Demobilization Programs

    Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 784
  11. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785
  12. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  13. Women War Survivors of Sexual Violence in Liberia: Inequalities in Health, Resilience and Justice

    This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 787
  14. Dreams Deferred: Educational and Skills-building Needs and Opportunities for Youth in Liberia

    As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p

    Friday, September 25, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 781
  15. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  16. The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots Candidates

    The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots

    Monday, June 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 227
  17. Fact Sheet: Implementation of UNSCR 1820 in Post-Conflict Liberia

    During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 697
  18. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  19. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War!

    When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga

    Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 734
  20. Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008-Special Focus: In the Shadow of War

    This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 236
  21. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War: Peacekeepers Must Protect Women

    Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 271
  22. A Flawed Process Discriminates against Women and Girls

    Liberia experienced conflict between 1989 and 1997 and again between 1999 and 2003.

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 077
  23. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  24. Policy Briefing Paper: Gender Sensitive Police Reform in Post Conflict Societies Contents

    In early 2007, the Government of India sent over 100 highly trained women police officers to Liberia, as the UN's fir

    Monday, October 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 335
  25. Human Rights Report Liberia

    Liberia is a constitutional republic with a population of approximately 3.5 million.

    Wednesday, March 8, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 723
  26. Liberia Elects Africa's Woman President-What Does That Mean for the Women?

    Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's elected President, was sworn into office on January 16.

    Friday, January 20, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 646
  27. Red shoes : Experiences of Girl-Combatants in Liberia

    Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 308
  28. Working with Gender Lenses in Liberia

    Since November 2003, I have been wearing gender lenses for my work.

    Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 477
  29. Liberian Women Crucial in Reconstruction of Liberia

    UNDP Liberia and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) signed a letter of understanding to collabora

    Friday, November 26, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 729
  30. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security, AIDS Fighter

    Her name is Joyce Puta, a 48-year-old Zambian army colonel on secondment to the United Nations.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 450
  31. Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women-Press Release

    Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women

    Monday, May 10, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 732
  32. MARWOPNET Signs on Liberia Peace Agreement in Akosombo

    To see the peace agreement, please click on this link: h

    Thursday, August 28, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 727
  33. Liberia Note on Gender Issues and the Involvement of Women

    Women and girls in Liberia have been plagued by violence, destruction of communities and untold hardships in a countr

    Saturday, August 23, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 334
  34. Liberian Stories: A Population Caught in the Cycle of Violence and Displacement

    Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l

    Tuesday, July 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 150
  35. The Golden Tulip Declaration of Liberian Women Attending the Peace Talks in Accra

    We, the representatives of the various Liberian Women's Organizations at the AccraPeace Talks on Liberia held a one-d

    Saturday, March 15, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 726
  36. Gender Checklist for Liberia Prepared by UN Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women

    December 2003 Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) reaffirms the importance of a gender perspectivein peacekeeping

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 331
  37. Liberia Country Report

    Liberia Country Report, by Mano River Women's Peace Network.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 725
  38. War Prevention Works

    This book, written by Dylan Matthews, aims to raise awareness among government policy-makers, the media, potential fu

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 736
  39. Statement to the Hague Forum

    Statement delivered by Head of Delegation of the Republic of Liberia to the ICPD+5 International Forum (Hague Forum),

    Monday, February 1, 1999
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 731