“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.”
If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho
The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has stepped up efforts at promoting increased women participation in t
Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin
Despite Government efforts against human rights abuses in eastern Chad over the past two years, problems persist, inc
The Ministry of Gender and Development has for the first time launched the national Gender Policy in three of the fif
Saidata Forna is not sure of her exact age.
Sexual violence became a way of life in Liberia during its civil wars, with everyone -- women, men, babies -- victimi
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said the educating and empowering of women in Liberia was a guaranteed way of ensurin
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
It has been heard at a so-called open clinic day for antenatal mothers that gender-based violence constitutes a human
Women In Peace Building Network(WENIP), under the auspices of West Africa Action Network for Peace Building (WANEP),
It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.
President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
This report focuses on conflict-related violence against internally displaced women and girls in the department of Da
Women represent more than 60 percent of the registered voters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's largest city.
Local non-governmental organization Hands Empowering the Less Privileged in Sierra Leone (HELP-SL) with support from
Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.
No sooner had Mariness Luhanga announced her intention to contest local elections in Mzimba district in northern Mala
Liberia's Vice President Joseph N.
The Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f
About Twenty-three (23) countries in the world have achieved a critical mass of 30 percent women in national parliame
Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn
Ghana has finalised the National Plan of Action for the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution
A Women's organization in Cote d'Ivoire, the International Forum of Women for Development and Peace (FIFEM), on Tuesd
Well-armed criminal gangs in western Côte d'Ivoire subject local residents to a relentless stream of abuses, in
The workshop, organised by the Child Protection Unit and Legal Directorate of GAF on behalf of Save the Children, Swe
Women claiming to be widows of officers, enlisted men, and wartime recruits of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) yest
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Agenda for Acceleratig Country Action on Women, Girls, Ge
Marie Musa, 37, is devastated.
Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend said it was government's desire to see peace maintained
In an effort to build a new Liberia to complement Government's development program, the women of Liberia yesterday la
The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou
WE the 47 leaders representing women's human rights organisations, national women's machineries and
In October 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 132
The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) will today commence a five-day workshop with faith-based or
Isatou Njie-Saidy, Gambian Vice-President, on Friday outlined the progress made by the West African nation towards im
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Friday adopted the Dakar Declaration that gives women equal
Speaking to Miss Harriette K.
West African countries today moved towards ensuring the equal participation and full involvement in all peace and sec
There are reports of the discovery of more mass graves in several counties in Liberia.