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Government Of Liberia To Train More Rural Women As Solar Energy Technicians

Government Of Liberia To Train More Rural Women As Solar Energy Technicians

The Government of Liberia, in partnership with the Barefoot College of India, is planning to open a Vocational Training Center at the Grand Bassa Community College, for the training of rural women in the use of solar energy. The Center, when established will train on an annual basis, twenty (20) women Libliving in rural areas […]

IRRED Conducts Seminar For Rural Women On Access To Justice

IRRED Conducts Seminar For Rural Women On Access To Justice

A two-day seminar for rural women to promote access to justice in the country and curtail violence against them ended in Cestos City, River Cess County, on Saturday, February 8, with a call for participants to spread the message. The event, which was organized by the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) in partnership […]

Human Rights Advocacy Group Tasks Liberia On Female Genital Measures

Human Rights Advocacy Group Tasks Liberia On Female Genital Measures

Equality Now, a human rights advocacy group has called on the Liberian government to act on anti-Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, laws that have elapsed. The immediate past president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued an executive order in January 2018 banning the practice for a year as she prepared to leave office. The one-year order has since […]

Local NGO, NIPO Intensifies Debate For Women Political Participation In Liberia

Local NGO, NIPO Intensifies Debate For Women Political Participation In Liberia

A local pro-democracy and women rights advocacy group working in Southeastern Liberia, National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO), has raised alarm on the issue low turnout of women participating in politics in Liberia. NIPO called for the increase in the number of women in various counties of the Liberia’s male dominated politics. The Executive Director […]

U.S. To Support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda With $112 Million

U.S. To Support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda With $112 Million

According to the statement, signed in Monrovia by the United States Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder, President George Weah, both countries will continue to work to fulfill the responsibilities they have assumed in connection with their collaborative efforts. The Government of the United States has announced its intention to support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda, with a […]

NGO Launches Scholarship Scheme for 100 Disadvantaged Women In Liberia

NGO Launches Scholarship Scheme for 100 Disadvantaged Women In Liberia

 In an effort to empower disadvantaged women and girls in Liberia, a local Non-governmental organization, Sherah Young Women Initiative has launched a scholarship scheme for 100 of vulnerable girls and single mothers in Monrovia and its surroundings. Speaking to FrontPage Africa on Tuesday, December 18 in Monrovia, the Founder and Executive Director of the organization, […]

Black Thursdays Campaign – Amplifying The Movement For Women And Girls

Black Thursdays Campaign – Amplifying The Movement For Women And Girls

 Liberia’s Thursdays in Black campaign amplifies efforts to end gender-based violence Lutheran Bishop Seyenkulo sees “potential to change our world for the better” The launch of a Thursdays in Black campaign by the Lutheran Church in Liberia (LCL) recently was a public call for action against violence directed at women and girls, and an acknowledgment […]

We Will Ensure To Pass The Domestic Violence Bill In Liberia – Senator Coleman

We Will Ensure To Pass The Domestic Violence Bill In Liberia – Senator Coleman

Grand Kru County Senator and chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Gender, Children & Social Protection has promised to work with President George Weah and other colleagues to pass into law the Domestic Violence bill, in order to strengthen the rape law. Senator Coleman said at a program which marked the launching of the […]

The More Than Me Rape Situation In Liberia – Women Want Justice

The More Than Me Rape Situation In Liberia – Women Want Justice

Amid the public outburst of anger and indignation over the rape and abuse of over a dozen girls by a staff of the More Than Me (MTM) Academy, along with attempts by its founder, Katie Meyler, to cover-up evidence and protect the culprit, Macintosh Johnson (now deceased), the chair of the SHEROES International Forum Liberia, […]

‘Liberia’s Commitment To Gender Parity Remains Unwavering’- Ambassador Kemaya

‘Liberia’s Commitment To Gender Parity Remains Unwavering’- Ambassador Kemaya

Liberia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative to the United Nations says the country remains unwavering in its practical commitment to achieving gender parity and upholding women’s rights, a dispatch from the mission in New York has said. The debate held on the theme, “Promoting the Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda […]

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