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UN Liberia Speaks On The Failure In Achieving Gender Equality

UN Liberia Speaks On The Failure In Achieving Gender Equality

UN Women Special Representative to Liberia Marie Goreth Nizigama says one of the main reasons for the slow progress in achieving gender equality here is the failure to adequately raise the awareness and involvement of men and boys at all levels about their contribution to protect women and girls’ rights. Speaking recently in Bong County […]

Liberia Lawmaker Promises To Rally Support For Women Bill Passage

Liberia Lawmaker Promises To Rally Support For Women Bill Passage

Women Legislative Caucus Chairperson and River Cess County District #1 Rep. Rosanna Schaack has promised the women of Liberia that she is at the Legislature for the passage of women bills that are in committee rooms. Speaking at a mock legislative session at the Capitol Building Wednesday, 13 June, Rep. Schaack said there are few […]

‘We’ll Hold Weah To Fulfill Pledge For Women’s Rights”

‘We’ll Hold Weah To Fulfill Pledge For Women’s Rights”

River Cess County District #1 Representative Rosana Schaack, last Wednesday implored President George Weah to redeem his promises to make the empowerment of women and girls a priority of his administration as the country moves forward. Rep. Schaack chairs the county women’s legislative caucus. Her challenge to President Weah came following the launch of both […]

Ms. Leelai M. Kpukuyou Gets Leadership Excellence Award

Ms. Leelai M. Kpukuyou Gets Leadership Excellence Award

The African Leadership Magazine is expected to present on Thursday, June 14, 2018, one of its prestigious awards, the African Female Business Leadership Excellence Award to Ms. Leelai M. Kpukuyou, chief executive officer of Mini Mall. The event, which will be held at the Hilton Park Lane, Mayfair London, United Kingdom will attracts over 250 […]

President Weah Donates To Muslims

President Weah Donates To Muslims

Monrovia, Liberia: President George Manneh Weah has made a compassionate donation to Liberian Muslims in support of the Holy Month of Ramadan; a time Muslims commit themselves to fasting and praying. The donation includes two thousands bags of rice, one hundred cartoons of fish and $2,000.00 (Two Thousands United States Dollars). Internal Affairs Minister Varney […]

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

The newly-appointed chairperson of the United Cities and Local Government of Africa Forum of Local Managers and Training Institutes, Ms. Paulita Wie, has called on African countries to take proactive measures to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment at all levels. Ms. Wie is the deputy minister for urban affairs at the Ministry of Internal […]

Actionaid Donates Motorbikes To Rural Women

Actionaid Donates Motorbikes To Rural Women

Actionaid Liberia yesterday donated four brand new motorbikes to rural women in Bong, Grand Gedeh, Montserrado and Gbarpolu counties, to ease their transportation burden while following up cases of mobility in the various communities. The motorbikes were purchased with funds provided by SIDA through the Embassy of Sweden in Liberia. The women were represented by […]

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL) Mediates Over 500 Cases

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL)  Mediates Over 500 Cases

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) said it has resolved 545 cases through mediation. The Association’s president Attorney Vivian D. Neal made the disclosure over the weekend in Bentol City, Montserrado County, at the start of a two-day retreat and mediation training of female lawyers, indicating that they achieved success in covering the […]

Liberia’s Guardians Of Peace

Liberia’s Guardians Of Peace

Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of the international community. The country was struggling to end a horrific civil war, but military efforts were going nowhere. Then the mothers, grandmothers and sisters of Liberia stepped forward and formed the Women of Liberia Mass Action […]

Liberia Joins African Union Peace and Security Council

Liberia Joins African Union Peace and Security Council

The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) on Monday, March 26, inducted Liberia as member of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) for a two-year term. Liberia was elected to the Council during the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union, which convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2018. This is the first […]

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