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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 […]

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 […]

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