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Traditional Leaders In Liberia Sign Declaration To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

Traditional Leaders In Liberia Sign Declaration To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

The National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia (NACCEL), has affirmed its commitment to re-adjust all traditional norms and practices that stand as barriers against their fight in curtailing teenage pregnancy. In a statement released by the traditional leaders over the weekend in Monrovia, under the guidance of Chief Zanzan Karwor, NACCEL said their […]

All Liberian Women’s Conference Scheduled For December

All Liberian Women’s Conference Scheduled For December

A major international All Liberian Women’s Conference on equal rights, opportunities and equal participation is scheduled to be held in December in Atlanta, Georgia USA, a dispatch from the conference centre said. According to the conference organizers, the gathering will deliberate on the issues of violence against women and children in Liberia and immigrant communities […]

Liberia Celebrates Contraceptives Week

Liberia Celebrates Contraceptives Week

Liberia has joined the world over in the commemoration of what is known as the “World Contraceptives Day”.The Day is celebrated to create awareness for the proper planning of family and usage of contraceptives. One of those partners in the vanguard of ensuring that Liberians get proper information on how families are planned is an […]

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia’s Vice President Madam Jewel Howard Taylor calls for 30 per cent women representation at the ECOWAs Parliament, which is convening an extraordinary session in Monrovia, Liberia. She said if the regional body subscribed to a minimum of 30 per cent women representation, it means governments in the ECOWAS region must support said agenda.VP Taylor […]

Government Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

Government  Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

The Government of Liberia says it has planned to layoff about 4000 employees, suspends new recruitment programs at ministries and agencies throughout the country amidst debate over a new measure to harmonize civil servants’ salaries here. The current number of government employees is around 72,000, while the actual number of civil servants on government payroll […]

Medica-Liberia Alarm Widespread Violence Against Women

Medica-Liberia Alarm Widespread Violence Against Women

Medica Liberia with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) hosted a one- day project inception workshop under the theme: “Capacity building and coordination of National Institutions and civil society organizations”. The purpose of the workshop held on September 2, 2019, in Monrovia, was to present the Spotlight Initiative project concept to key beneficiaries […]

Association Of Female Lawyers of Liberia Decries Wave of Violence

Association Of Female Lawyers of Liberia Decries Wave of Violence

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) says it has observed, with great sadness, disdain and consternation, the rising trend of violence that is escalating, engulfing the country and affecting its entire citizenry. AFFELL is a duly accredited nonpartisan association with national and international recognition of its mandate for the protection and promotion of […]

16 Years Of Freedom In Liberia

16 Years Of Freedom In Liberia

Once referenced as a war-country, Liberia on August 18, 2019, observes and celebrates exactly 16 years since long-sought and hard-earned peace and stability returned to our dear country. That followed almost 14 yours of civil conflict that destroyed almost every sector of the country, if not all. Worst of all, 300,000 lives were reportedly claimed […]

Pres. Weah Signs Domestic Violence Bill Into Law

Pres. Weah Signs Domestic Violence Bill Into Law

President George Weah, Liberia’s self-proclaimed Feminist-in-Chief, has signed into law the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) passed recently by the Legislature, an Executive Mansion release said. According to the release, on Friday, July 19, 2019, the Senate concurred with the House of Representatives in passing the Act, which was introduced during the term of the 53rd […]

WOMUD Launches Women’s Participation In Liberia’s Natural Resources

WOMUD Launches Women’s Participation In Liberia’s  Natural Resources

Women Movement for Sustainable Development (WOMUD) on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, launched the Women’s Participation in the Natural Resources Sectors Report under the title, “Strengthening the Voices of Women in the ongoing land debate in the country.” The purpose of the program is to promote women’s access to control over productive resources, including land, natural […]

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