“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.”
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
"Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m
The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.
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The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos
WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's
The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si
A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has
The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral
It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.
Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist
It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t
Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
“I was raped during the war by three men.
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that
The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
It's mid-day in early March and about a hundred women and girls are squeezed into a round "peace hut" in th
Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
As I read reports of upheaval in North Africa and watch with apprehension as tensions reach their boiling point in C&
"Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.
The endless battle against extortion, drug smuggling, sexual abuse and gender based violence - crimes that have expos
Programs marking this year's International Women's Day celebration with the Global theme: ‘'Equal Access to Edu
If there were any doubts concerning the impact of her Presidency in the African political arena, the President's inte
President Sirleaf on Sunday joined women in Africa and across the world to celebrate the creation of the newest Unite
Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t
Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South
UN Women conducted two workshops in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, and Monrovia in Montserrado County.
The Ministry of Gender and Development has for the first time launched the national Gender Policy in three of the fif
It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.
Liberia's Vice President Joseph N.
This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in
The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, in Liberia, Ms.
Four years after voters in Liberia, battered by decades of dictatorship, economic ruin and civil war, elected a no-no