“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g
A non- governmental organization, the Women Aid Society (WAS), headed by Liberian female musical star, Tokay Tomah ha
This postcard campaign urges President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the Liberian government to ensure that the needs and
Liberia has been devastated by years of civil war.
The International Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.
Statement by Leymah Gbowee, WIPNET- Unifem Panel on DDRR, CSW Beijing+10.
Following the conflict, a disarmament, demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration process began.
After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change.
A decade since the Security Council first considered the agenda item Women, Peace and Security we are compelled to as
The Center for Media Studies & Peace Building (CEMESP) has concluded a three-week Computer Literacy and Internet
The first ever women owned radio station was introduced in Liberia.
By: Fatoumata Nabie Fofana
Liberian women are taking positions of power and filling roles usually dominated by men.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke powerfully Tuesday about the necessity of government reform on behalf
Women leaders in the western region have begun discussing the simplified version of the Truth and Reconciliation Comm
Ora Garway is Liberia's only female newspaper editor and publisher, a crusader in reporting on major issues.
Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace is a peace movement started by women in Liberia, Africa that
Last year, I reported with the intrepid Glenna Gordon a story about Liberia's Court E, a court chamber in the capital
A video created by Tiyatien Health in partnership with Action Aid Liberia, Association of Female Lawyers Liberia, and
Liberia — it was a country engulfed in war, its women bearing the brunt of the conflict.
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, has pledged to have 10 per cent of women on every peacekeeping
Improving the economic situation of women is key to peace-building efforts in Liberia following a civil war that tore
The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), amongst other things calls fo
On behalf of the UN family and on my own behalf, I wish to express delight at the presence of Her Excellency the Pres
The compelling film brings you the voices of rape survivors, frontline health workers, emerging women activists, Libe
“Have you ever seen a woman who was properly dressed and they raped that woman anyway?” Oretha T.
It is break time at the Victory Chapel School in Congo Town.
Liberia is leading the way on the UN's first ever law on women peace and security.
I came across the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell when I was preparing to write my master thesis within the f
A three day workshop on peace, security and women affairs under the Great Lakes Region has opened in Lusaka.
Leymah Gbowee is central to the Liberian women's peace movement which contributed to ending years of bloody civil
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment UN WOMEN (formerly UNIFEM) is helping build the
Climate change is the most urgent and critical issue of our time.
Few people are aware that a group of women – calling themselves the Peace Women, dressed in colourful lappas (L
On March 3, hundreds of women gathered to protest peacefully in Ivory Coast to end the political stalemate and the wo
I have just returned from a deeply troubling visit to Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia.
Imagine having to flee your country because of war, move to a completely foreign land where you don't speak the langu
With two Liberian women securing the Nobel Peace Prize -- one of them being the first female president of an African
Liberian women from across Liberia have decried the practices of early marriage and Sexual Gender Base Violence in th
Men put down their guns 10 years ago here in Liberia, yet violence is still a regular and terrifying feature of women
Twenty-six women – Liberian and their visitors – several small children and a few men are pressed into th
A Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in the United States of America has told the Consti
Ten years ago on this day, a few of us—sick and tired of the Liberian civil war—joined forces and started