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Liberian Govt Probing Money Flows, Not Missing Money – Officials

Liberian Govt Probing Money Flows, Not Missing Money – Officials

A review and analysis of Liberian Government officials’ statements and interviews on what has now been duped in the press as “missing billions” indicates the cumulative position of Liberian authorities is that they have not reached a conclusion that billions of printed banknotes that arrived in the country in bags and containers via sea and […]

Bridge Liberia To Launch Girl Superpower Campaign

Bridge Liberia To Launch Girl Superpower Campaign

Bridge-Liberia’s GirlSuperPower campaign calls on Liberian policymakers to prioritize the need for gender equality in education. As United Nations (UN) reveal an increase in the number of girls not in school worldwide, Bridge-Liberia is expected to officially launch a new campaign dubbed GirlSuperPower, calling on Liberian policymakers to prioritize the need for gender equality in […]

Medica Liberia, UNDP Conduct Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop

Medica Liberia, UNDP Conduct Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop

 In a bid to advance women’s human rights by ensuring gender is mainstreamed into Liberia’s ongoing security sector reform, medica Liberia (mL) in partnership with the government of Liberia with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) completed a two-day Gender Mainstreaming Refresher Workshop for Gender Focal Points and Advisors of various Gender Units […]

Deputy Gender Minister Frowns On Violence Against Women

Deputy Gender Minister Frowns On Violence Against Women

Deputy Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister Alice Johnson-Howard has frowned at the marginalization of women in Liberia. This according to Madam Johnson-Howard contributes largely to their venerability and crimes against them. She said women are the most marginalized in various sectors of Liberia; adding; “This sometimes leads them to become vulnerable to crimes and […]

Female Agriculturist Cultivates 15 Acres of Farmland

Female Agriculturist Cultivates 15 Acres of Farmland

Women account for eighty-five percent of the agricultural labor force of Liberia, playing an important role in the management of food production. Despite the critical position and contribution of women in agriculture, women are often discriminated against, preventing them from acquiring ownership, access to and control of land. In Liberia, agriculture constitutes a significant fragment […]

World Bank Donates To Monrovia City Cooperation

World Bank Donates To Monrovia City Cooperation

The World Bank through its Clus Project has donated three new Double Cabin Hilux pick-ups to the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC). The donation was made by the World Bank to be specifically used by the Monrovia City Government Solid Waste Management Department. The Solid waste management Department envisions a clean and healthy city of Monrovia […]

Liberian Women Form United Front To Ensure Passage of Domestic Violence Bill

Liberian Women Form United Front To Ensure Passage of Domestic Violence Bill

 A group of Liberian women with backings from the Women Legislative Caucus of Liberia and other partners have resolved to launch a robust awareness campaign on the Domestic Violence Bill with the aim of garnering more support to ensure its passage into law. Speaking to reporters after a roundtable discussion with stakeholders on the passage […]

SOS Children’s Villages, Penn State University Empower 30 Adolescent Girls

SOS Children’s Villages, Penn State University Empower 30 Adolescent Girls

The SOS Children’s Villages-Liberia, in collaboration with students from the University of Pennsylvania in the United States, has concluded a one-month summer learning program that seeks to empower adolescent girls to be confident leaders in their communities, a release has said. The forum, which was held at the SOS Children’s Villages-Liberia National office in Matadi, […]

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 […]

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