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  1. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. LIBERIA: UNFPA Identifies With Pregnant Women and Children

    The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 208
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  7. Wipsen - Africa Boost Girl's Empowerment

    WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 121
  8. Liberia: WIPSEN-Africa Provides Leadership Training

    The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si

    Wednesday, October 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 115
  9. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  10. LIBERIA: Battling Gender-Base Violence - National Research Council Begins Community Outreach

    The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 042
  11. 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
  12. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. LIBERIA: Gender Minister - Gov't Has Not Achieved Much in Girls' Welfare

    The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 481
  20. LIBERIA: Women's Call to End SGBV Persists, Want Perpetrators

    Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 434
  21. 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
  22. LIBERIA: Breaking the Cycle of Violence and HIV in Liberia

    “I was raped during the war by three men.

    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 863
  23. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  24. 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
  25. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Against Women on the Rise in Liberia

    The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 600
  26. LIBERIA: 'You Did it' - Leymah Says of Women

    When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 546
  27. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  29. INTERNATIONAL: An Inside Look at UN Women's First Year

    It's mid-day in early March and about a hundred women and girls are squeezed into a round "peace hut" in th

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 072
  30. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: Peace Negotiations:Did You Carry a Gun?

    Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 809
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
  32. 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
  33. LIBERIA: Why I'm Optimistic About West Africa

    As I read reports of upheaval in North Africa and watch with apprehension as tensions reach their boiling point in C&

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 506
  34. LIBERIA: Women Leading Change in Liberia

    "Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.

    Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 419
  35. LIBERIA: The Women's Fears at Our Borders

    The endless battle against extortion, drug smuggling, sexual abuse and gender based violence - crimes that have expos

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 333
  36. LIBERIA: Liberia Gears Up For International Women's Day Celebration

    Programs marking this year's International Women's Day celebration with the Global theme: ‘'Equal Access to Edu

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 332
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  38. 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
  39. LIBERIA: President Sirleaf Returns From AU Summit

    President Sirleaf on Sunday joined women in Africa and across the world to celebrate the creation of the newest Unite

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 149
  40. LIBERIA: Regional Body Honors Liberian Leader

    Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 084
  41. LIBERIA: Liberia Wins African Gender Award 2011

    Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 085
  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: Gender Ministry Launches National Policy

    The Ministry of Gender and Development has for the first time launched the national Gender Policy in three of the fif

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 754
  44. LIBERIA: Liberia Slowly Recovers from Decade of Rampant Gender Violence

    It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 681
  45. 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
  46. LIBERIA: Women Celebrate UNSCR 1325

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 352
  47. 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
  48. LIBERIA: Border Security Urged to Protect Women's Rights

    The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 570
  49. LIBERIA: SRSG Ellen Løj Dialogues with Liberian Women Leaders

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, in Liberia, Ms.

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 226
  50. LIBERIA: Even with peace, Liberia's Women Struggle: A Conversation with Activist Leymah Gbowee

    Four years after voters in Liberia, battered by decades of dictatorship, economic ruin and civil war, elected a no-no

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 144