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UN Women Push For 30 Percent Participation In Politics In Liberia

UN Women Push For 30 Percent Participation In Politics In Liberia

As Liberian prepared to cast their votes in the Montserrado’s Representative and Senatorial by-elections, the UN Women has recently engaged stakeholders to give serious consideration to women leadership and political participation in politics. UN Women Liberia director, Marie Goreth Nizigama, said the current disparity between men and women in Liberia’s politics is not only scary, […]

Mercy Corps Launches New Women Initiative

Mercy Corps Launches New Women Initiative

Mrs. Faith Cooper, IRC Country Director (first from left) and Kwasi Gyeabour, Mercy Corps-Liberia Country Director with others at the launch of the initiative. Mercy Corps-Liberia officially launched a new women empowerment initiative for their employees under the title,”Women at Mercy Corps” to enhance knowledge and skills for the female staff to achieve their full […]

GFC Provides Life Saving Skills To Teenage Mothers

GFC Provides Life Saving Skills To Teenage Mothers

Having the cognizance that adolescence is a vital stage of growth and development when young people are intensely influenced by their peers and the outside world, Girls for Change (GFC) Executive Director, Mrs. Ora Barclay Keller said. She says her organization, since 2013, has been keeping sleeves above elbow to provide lifesaving skills to teenage […]

Kvinna Till Kvinna Holds Women 8th Consultation Meeting In Liberia

Kvinna Till Kvinna Holds Women 8th Consultation Meeting In Liberia

Liberian women from 15 counties gathered for a two-day consultation meeting aimed at empowering women and increasing their political participation. The “open and intergenerational” dialogue organized by Kvinna till Kvinna (KtK) foundation also focused on identifying barriers to women political participation which includes economic barriers and gender power relations and social norms. The participants brainstormed […]

Over 90 Women, Girls To Benefit From Skills Training Project In Margibi

Over 90 Women, Girls To Benefit From Skills Training Project In Margibi

As part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of women and girls across the country, a non for profit women organization named and styled “Promotional Women for Development or PROWD” has launched a skill training project for over 90 women and girls in Margibi County. The project which is named “Women and Girls empowerment Project” […]

Pres. Weah Presses For ‘Self-Development’ In Africa

Pres. Weah Presses For ‘Self-Development’ In Africa

 President Weah said the advancement of the African Continent rests solely on the shoulders of Africans and not external partners whom he said, “often come with preconditions.” President Weah recalled how the African continent and its people endured difficulties towards their emancipation and development, noting that it’s now time that Africans come together to tap […]

Red Cross Empowers 184 Women In Various Skills

Red Cross Empowers 184 Women In Various Skills

Graduates of the 8th Cycle of the Liberia National Red Cross Society’s (LNRCS) Women Integration (WIN) project, attentively listening to the various speakers. A renowned Liberian Registered Nurse (RN), Roslyn Nugba Ballah, has called on Liberian women and young girls to take advantage of opportunities that will bring about self-empowerment, which leads to self-sustainability and […]

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 […]

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