“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.”
For February, in which Venezuela has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on t
A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
The United Nations (UN) Women in Liberia has dedicated two peace huts to the women of Weala, Margibi County and the w
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel
Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.
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.
When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst
"Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.
Jennifer Buffett talks to a social worker in Liberia who is working to change society's perception of girls.
The Mano River Union Women Peace Network (Liberia Chapter) in collaboration with other women Organizations in Liberia
Harpviken describes Gbowee, 39, as someone who lives up to Alfred Nobel's “champion of peace” ambition an
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
In an effort to build a new Liberia to complement Government's development program, the women of Liberia yesterday la
Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?
The head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Ellen Margrethe Løj, has applauded the commitment o
From Monrovia's highest hill, the long sliver of Atlantic Ocean shoreline at the mouth of the Mesurado River, with it
An international non-governmental organization, PAN African Women Project, is to shortly embark on th
For three days and nights 28-year-old Comfort Wilson rode in the back of a pickup truck from her rural village in Lib
As the world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, one gathering in particular testified t
Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women
We, the representatives of the various Liberian Women's Organizations at the AccraPeace Talks on Liberia held a one-d
After fourteen years of civil war, Liberia is a nation ready for change.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke powerfully Tuesday about the necessity of government reform on behalf
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
I came across the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell when I was preparing to write my master thesis within the f
Leymah Gbowee is central to the Liberian women's peace movement which contributed to ending years of bloody civil
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
Twenty-six women – Liberian and their visitors – several small children and a few men are pressed into th
Ten years ago on this day, a few of us—sick and tired of the Liberian civil war—joined forces and started