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  1. LIBERIA: In Liberia, UN Police Officer Deploys Her Language Skills to Help Those in Need

    A police officer serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia is giving a voice not only to women

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 303
  2. LIBERIA: SRSG Ellen Løj Dialogues with Liberian Women Leaders

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, in Liberia, Ms.

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 226
  3. LIBERIA: Women Group Protests - Presents 13 Counts Petition To Gender Minster

    Barely 24 hours after holding a major press conference, the Coalition of Civil Society Women of Liberia (COCISWOL), h

    Friday, June 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 186
  4. LIBERIA: Universal Education an Empty Promise for Liberia's Girls

    In a small office tucked behind the stairwell in Liberia's Ministry of Education, the once-proud staff of the Girls'

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 153
  5. LIBERIA: 'I Will not Allow AFL Widows Impede Freedom of Others'

    The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.

    Monday, May 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 907
  6. LIBERIA: Fears Over Rise in Sexual Violence

    There are fears of escalating sexual violence as UNMIL and NGOs scale down their activities, leaving a void that nati

    Wednesday, May 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 094
  7. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Projects Could Suffer Post-UNMIL

    Humanitarian workers in Liberia worry that as the UN and NGOs scale down aid operations, the fight against sexual vio

    Tuesday, May 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 090
  8. LIBERIA: Women Capacity Building Craved

    The call has gone out to the Liberian government and its implementing partners to pick up the mantle of building the

    Thursday, May 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 059
  9. LIBERIA: Even with peace, Liberia's Women Struggle: A Conversation with Activist Leymah Gbowee

    Four years after voters in Liberia, battered by decades of dictatorship, economic ruin and civil war, elected a no-no

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 144
  10. Women, Peace and Security: Examining the Impact of Resolution 1325 on UN Disarmament and Demobilization Programs

    Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 784
  11. 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
  12. LIBERIA: Kenyan UN Peacekeepers Earn Glowing Medals in Liberia

    Kenyan peacekeepers were today awarded UN medals for their contributions to peace in Liberia, which they have made
    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 804
  13. LIBERIA: A Female Approach to Peacekeeping

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 752
  14. LIBERIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Hailed in Liberia

    They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency.

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 567
  15. 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
  16. UN Envoy Lauds Nigeria for Enhancing Women's Role in Peacekeeping Missions

    The head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Ellen Margrethe Løj, has applauded the commitment o

    Wednesday, February 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 569
  17. INDIA: CRPF's Women Contigent to Leave for Liberia

    A women contingent of the CRPF will leave for civil war stricken Liberia tonight as part of the United Nations Peace

    Monday, February 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 531
  18. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  19. 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
  20. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
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  22. Dreams Deferred: Educational and Skills-building Needs and Opportunities for Youth in Liberia

    As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p

    Friday, September 25, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 781
  23. LIBERIA: The Fight Against Rape a Brutal Wait

    From Monrovia's highest hill, the long sliver of Atlantic Ocean shoreline at the mouth of the Mesurado River, with it

    Monday, September 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 601
  24. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  25. AFRICA: African Women NGO to Construct U.S$5 Million Home for Women

    An international non-governmental organization, PAN African Women Project, is to shortly embark on th

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 924
  26. 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
  27. The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots Candidates

    The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots

    Monday, June 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 227
  28. LIBERIA: Liberia Stresses Need for Female Peacemakers

    For three days and nights 28-year-old Comfort Wilson rode in the back of a pickup truck from her rural village in Lib

    Sunday, March 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 929
  29. LIBERIA: An Historic Gathering in Monrovia

    As the world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, one gathering in particular testified t

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 931
  30. LIBERIA: Liberia Breaks New Ground for Women, Peace and Security

    For the first time in a post-conflict country, national governmental institutions, the United Nations, and civil soci

    Sunday, March 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 933
  31. LIBERIA: Liberia Launches UN-backed National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The Government of Liberia today launched a United Nations-backed national action plan aimed at furthering gender equa

    Sunday, March 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 935
  32. Fact Sheet: Implementation of UNSCR 1820 in Post-Conflict Liberia

    During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 697
  33. LIBERIA: UN Official Applauds Liberian Police After a Record Number of Female Officers Graduate

    A record number of over 100 newly-trained women police officers, making up two-thirds of the cadets c

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 949
  34. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  35. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War!

    When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga

    Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 734
  36. Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008-Special Focus: In the Shadow of War

    This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 236
  37. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War: Peacekeepers Must Protect Women

    Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 271
  38. A Flawed Process Discriminates against Women and Girls

    Liberia experienced conflict between 1989 and 1997 and again between 1999 and 2003.

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 077
  39. 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
  40. Policy Briefing Paper: Gender Sensitive Police Reform in Post Conflict Societies Contents

    In early 2007, the Government of India sent over 100 highly trained women police officers to Liberia, as the UN's fir

    Monday, October 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 335
  41. Human Rights Report Liberia

    Liberia is a constitutional republic with a population of approximately 3.5 million.

    Wednesday, March 8, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 723
  42. Liberia Elects Africa's Woman President-What Does That Mean for the Women?

    Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's elected President, was sworn into office on January 16.

    Friday, January 20, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 646
  43. Red shoes : Experiences of Girl-Combatants in Liberia

    Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 308
  44. Working with Gender Lenses in Liberia

    Since November 2003, I have been wearing gender lenses for my work.

    Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 477
  45. 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
  46. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security, AIDS Fighter

    Her name is Joyce Puta, a 48-year-old Zambian army colonel on secondment to the United Nations.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 450
  47. 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
  48. MARWOPNET Signs on Liberia Peace Agreement in Akosombo

    To see the peace agreement, please click on this link: h

    Thursday, August 28, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 727
  49. Liberia Note on Gender Issues and the Involvement of Women

    Women and girls in Liberia have been plagued by violence, destruction of communities and untold hardships in a countr

    Saturday, August 23, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 334
  50. Liberian Stories: A Population Caught in the Cycle of Violence and Displacement

    Random violence, looting, rape, forced recruitment, family separation and general chaos have been part of the daily l

    Tuesday, July 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 150