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  1. MONTHLY ACTION POINTS (MAP) FOR THE SECURITY COUNCIL: FEBRUARY 2016

    For February, in which Venezuela has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on t

    Monday, February 8, 2016
    Monthly Action Points93 238
  2. LIBERIA: Women Groups Want to Drive Peace & Reconciliation Process - Ask for 50 Percent Increase in Leadership Positions

    A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 662
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  4. LIBERIA: Ellen Discusses Liberian Women's Involvement in Peacemaking

    "Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 432
  5. LIBERIA: UN Women Dedicate Peace Huts

    The United Nations (UN) Women in Liberia has dedicated two peace huts to the women of Weala, Margibi County and the w

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 954
  6. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  7. 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
  8. Pre 2015 News Archive64 683
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. INTERNATIONAL: Alfred Nobel's Legacy to Women

    On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 537
  12. 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 043
  13. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: Peace Negotiations:Did You Carry a Gun?

    Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 809
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
  15. LIBERIA: Women Censor Women

    When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 418
  16. LIBERIA: Women Leading Change in Liberia

    "Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.

    Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 419
  17. LIBERIA: Women Have the Power

    Jennifer Buffett talks to a social worker in Liberia who is working to change society's perception of girls.

    Saturday, February 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 261
  18. COTE D'IVOIRE: MRU Women on the Move for Peace

    The Mano River Union Women Peace Network (Liberia Chapter) in collaboration with other women Organizations in Liberia

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 236
  19. LIBERIA: Liberian Activist Tipped to Win 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

    Harpviken describes Gbowee, 39, as someone who lives up to Alfred Nobel's “champion of peace” ambition an

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 158
  20. LIBERIA: Regional Body Honors Liberian Leader

    Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 084
  21. LIBERIA: Liberia Wins African Gender Award 2011

    Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 085
  22. LIBERIA: Liberian Women Launch Coalition

    In an effort to build a new Liberia to complement Government's development program, the women of Liberia yesterday la

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 354
  23. NIGERIA: Of Politics and Sex Strikes

    Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 097
  24. 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
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  26. 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
  27. 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
  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. 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
  31. 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
  32. The Golden Tulip Declaration of Liberian Women Attending the Peace Talks in Accra

    We, the representatives of the various Liberian Women's Organizations at the AccraPeace Talks on Liberia held a one-d

    Saturday, March 15, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 726
  33. Liberia Country Report

    Liberia Country Report, by Mano River Women's Peace Network.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 725
  34. Join Women for Women International for a Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

    Tickets £5 – book at 0207 922 7772 or filmscreening@wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 874
  35. Women, Everyday Peacebuilders

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive72 077
  36. VIDEO: Iron Ladies of Liberia

    After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change.

    Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 459
  37. VIDEO: Liberian President at Empowering Girls and Women Plenary Session

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke powerfully Tuesday about the necessity of government reform on behalf

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 587
  38. OTHER: Liberia's Only Woman Newspaper Editor Packs a 'Punch'

    Ora Garway is Liberia's only female newspaper editor and publisher, a crusader in reporting on major issues.

    Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 620
  39. FACEBOOK: Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace

    Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace is a peace movement started by women in Liberia, Africa that

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 632
  40. BLOG: From Liberia: Women Who Pushed For Peace Face New Challenges

    Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 726
  41. ANALYSIS: Motherhood and Peace in Liberia

    I came across the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell when I was preparing to write my master thesis within the f

    Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 825
  42. INTERVIEW: Unleashing the Power of Women: Interview with Leymah Gbowee

    Leymah Gbowee is central to the Liberian women's peace movement which contributed to ending years of bloody civil

    Friday, December 31, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 845
  43. INTERVIEW: Aid Worker Diaries - Women In Liberia Mobilise for Peace

    Few people are aware that a group of women – calling themselves the Peace Women, dressed in colourful lappas (L

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 037
  44. APPEAL: The Word on Women - Women of West Africa call for peace in Ivory Coast

    On March 3, hundreds of women gathered to protest peacefully in Ivory Coast to end the political stalemate and the wo

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 073
  45. BLOG:Women's Peace in Liberia

    Twenty-six women – Liberian and their visitors – several small children and a few men are pressed into th

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 580
  46. BLOG: Leymah Gbowee Recalls Liberian Women's Struggle for Peace

    Ten years ago on this day, a few of us—sick and tired of the Liberian civil war—joined forces and started

    Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 683