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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 […]

Rural Women Lead the Way In Addressing Food Insecurity

Rural Women Lead the Way In Addressing Food Insecurity

Mrs. Everlyn Karhenye, leader of the Gbawaken Rural Women Community Green Reserve is a strong voice for women’s rights and equality in her community. Here, she demonstrates how to operate one of the machines used for their farming. Photo: UN Women/Moses Kelleh 49-years old Everlyn Karhenye, a mother of nine children is leader of the […]

From A Full Time A HouseWife To An Outstanding Mechanic – The Power Of A Woman

From A Full Time A HouseWife To An Outstanding Mechanic – The Power Of A Woman

 Christine Tokpa, 38, a mother of three, has been a housewife since she got married seven years ago. Now, Christine is breaking gender barriers by training to become a mechanic – a field dominated by males in Liberia. Dressed in blue overall, flowered rubber boots and a blue cap, the beaming Tokpa says nothing can […]

The Plight Of Women Is My Priority – Ambassador Clar M. Weah

The Plight Of Women Is My Priority –  Ambassador Clar M. Weah

The First Lady, Ambassador Clar M. Weah, today joined hundreds of women from all walks of life in commemorating March 8, International Women’s Day. Ambassador Weah told the gathering of women that she was pleased to celebrate the day with them and she praised their courage and determination. The First Lady told the gathering that […]

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

The national coordinator of the Southeastern Women Development Association (SEWODA) of Harper City, Maryland County, Helena Torh Turo, says her organization will work along with local partners and others to transform women of the region through skills development to make them more productive in their families and country. She told reporters that her organization, with […]

Pleebo Women Initiate Self-Help Projects In Liberia

Pleebo Women Initiate Self-Help Projects In Liberia

Over 500 women in Pleebo Sodoken District, Maryland County, southeast Liberia under the banner Community Women Brigade are involved in several self-help initiatives, including cleaning communities and training opportunities for fellow women. The group is in partnership with Water Aid Liberia and Water Aid Sierra Leone. Speaking in an interview with the New Dawn Newspaper […]

VP Taylor Vows To Protect Women’s Rights

VP Taylor Vows To Protect Women’s Rights

Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has pledged commitment to working closely with the government and civil society organizations to ensure the rights of women are respected and protected, thereby ensuring zero tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Liberia. Madam Howard-Taylor further vowed to ensure girls reach their full potentials by guaranteeing that no opportunity is […]

Weah Clarifies Issues On Women Inclusion

Weah Clarifies Issues On Women Inclusion

President George Manneh Weah has taken note and clarified what appears to be a misinterpretation emanating from his speech delivered during the Women’s Honoring Program held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, as part of the inaugural festivities at the Antoinette Tubman Sports Stadium in Monrovia. According to an Executive Mansion release, President Weah acknowledges his […]

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