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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 […]

‘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 […]

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