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  1. LIBERIA: Women CSOs Join Security Sector Reform

    Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 281
  2. LIBERIA: President Sirleaf Convenes Roundtable Meeting With Women Lawyers, Gender Advocates, Calling for 'out of the Box' Suggestions to Address Alarming Rape Statistics in Country

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to &quot

    Sunday, January 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 179
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  4. Liberia (S/RES/2128)

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 835
  5. LIBERIA: After Punishment, Stigmatize Rapists As Deterrence

    Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 945
  6. LIBERIA: Women Reinforce Advocacy for Equality

    A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 748
  7. LIBERIA: Sirleaf Women's Market Fund Continues to Grow, Bringing Aid to Thousands of Female Vendors

    UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 327
  8. Reports/Policy Briefs90 695
  9. LIBERIA: Wronged Women of Liberia Reluctant to Revisit Human Rights Abuses

    The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 881
  10. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  11. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women and UNDP to Partner with EU to Foster Women's Effective Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Recovery

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 568
  12. INTERNATIONAL: The Courage of Human Rights Defenders: Women Protesting Violence Are Often Met With Violence

    Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 596
  13. LIBERIA: 'You Did it' - Leymah Says of Women

    When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 546
  14. LIBERIA: Liberian Women Stalked by Rape

    As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 462
  15. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  16. LIBERIA: Nobel Peace Prize Winners Sirleaf and Gbowee Reflect Liberian Women's Strength

    I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 339
  17. LIBERIA: Liberia Tackles Sexual Violence Head On

    Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 020
  18. LIBERIA: The Women's Fears at Our Borders

    The endless battle against extortion, drug smuggling, sexual abuse and gender based violence - crimes that have expos

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 333
  19. LIBERIA: Feminism's Vital Role in Rebuilding Liberia

    If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 874
  20. LIBERIA: Sirleaf Emphasizes Importance of Women Training

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said the educating and empowering of women in Liberia was a guaranteed way of ensurin

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 737
  21. LIBERIA: Women Use Careers to 'Fight Back' After Conflict, Attacks

    Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 883
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  23. LIBERIA: 'Women Are More Effective and Transparent in Leadership,' Says President Sirleaf

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 486
  24. LIBERIA: AFL 'Widows' Riots

    Women claiming to be widows of officers, enlisted men, and wartime recruits of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) yest

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 414
  25. LIBERIA: Launches Agenda On Women, HIV Issues

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Agenda for Acceleratig Country Action on Women, Girls, Ge

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 660
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  27. LIBERIA: Choosing Family Over Education

    Meriam Dukumue, like the majority of women in her country, cannot read and write.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 994
  28. LIBERIA: Something New for the Senior Class: Girls

    When students return to the classroom at Bopolu Central High School this year, there will be something not seen at th

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 995
  29. Peacebuilding in Liberia and the Case for a Perspective from Below

    Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 836
  30. Assessing the Legal Protection of Girls in Liberia

    The objective of the research was to compile comprehensive, accurate and strategic information on how best to enhance

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 066
  31. LIBERIA: Launch of New NGO in the Offing

    The newly founded non-governmental organization (NGO), named Social Actions and Poverty Alleviation (SAPA) Inc.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 880
  32. LIBERIA: Ellen Delivers Special Statement To Women Today

    President Ellen Johnson is today expected to deliver a special statement to the Women of Liberia when she formally la

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 689
  33. AFRICA: ‘Bad Governance Causes Civil Conflict'

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told several prominent individuals, former executives of Economic Community of We

    Tuesday, March 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 794
  34. LIBERIA: A Female Approach to Peacekeeping

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 752
  35. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785
  36. Women War Survivors of Sexual Violence in Liberia: Inequalities in Health, Resilience and Justice

    This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 787
  37. LIBERIA: Women Recommend Punishment for Warlords

    Women groupings under the Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) have reached a broad consensu

    Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 926
  38. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  39. Liberian Women Crucial in Reconstruction of Liberia

    UNDP Liberia and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) signed a letter of understanding to collabora

    Friday, November 26, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 729
  40. Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women-Press Release

    Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women

    Monday, May 10, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 732
  41. On-the-air Discussion on Women's Participation in Liberia's Recovery and the Impact of Post-Conflict Development on Women

    Week long on-the-air discussion on women's participation in Liberia's recovery and the impact of post-conflict develo

    Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 770
  42. Women in Democracy

    The International Foundation for Election Systems provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting

    Saturday, January 31, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 195
  43. CAMPAIGN: Local Women Leaders Discuss TRC Recommendations

    Women leaders in the western region have begun discussing the simplified version of the Truth and Reconciliation Comm

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 595
  44. OPINION: Liberia's Tortured History -- and Happy Ending


    Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 627
  45. ANALYSIS: Liberia's

    Last year, I reported with the intrepid Glenna Gordon a story about Liberia's Court E, a court chamber in the capital

    Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 635
  46. VIDEO: Increasing Access to Justice for Women

    A video created by Tiyatien Health in partnership with Action Aid Liberia, Association of Female Lawyers Liberia, and

    Monday, October 4, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 646
  47. VIDEO: Liberia: Microfinance

    Improving the economic situation of women is key to peace-building efforts in Liberia following a civil war that tore

    Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 682
  48. ANALYSIS: Poverty Reduction and Governance: The Role and Place of Women in Peace and Development (Liberia)

    The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), amongst other things calls fo

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 700
  49. VIDEO: Liberia: Combating Violence Against Women


    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 863
  50. TRAINING: UN Women Conducts Training on Gender Responsive Budgeting for Government Officials and Civil Society

    The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment UN WOMEN (formerly UNIFEM) is helping build the

    Monday, January 17, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 912