“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.”
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
"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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New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.
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.
Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev
A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia
The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com
Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been President of Liberia for a while now and is the first ever African woman to be elected
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a joint Nobel Peace Prize winner as a champion for women's rights, whose steely nerves have
Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that
I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.
Liberians voted Tuesday in the country's second presidential election since the end of a brutal civil war, choosing f
Following a protracted period of its dormancy, the Female Journalists Association of Liberia has inducted its leaders
President Ellen Johnson has been awarded the 2011 African Gender Award at a ceremony held Saturday night in the Seneg
As the Presidential and General Elections draw nearer, women in rural Liberia have called on political parties to inc
As Africa's first woman presidential leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, works for an October 2011 bid for re-election, a
The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea
In fulfilment of Section 15 of the United Nations Mission in Liberia's (UNMIL) SOP, soldiers of the Ghanaian Battalio
US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield says that a women-sponsored legislation calling for the enactment into law the
The Gender Equity Bill in Liberia that had sought to allocate 30% of women's representation in the government was def
The United States Ambassador to Liberia has challenged Liberian women to stand-up and say no to the on-going politica
Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We
When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst
If there were any doubts concerning the impact of her Presidency in the African political arena, the President's inte
Garpeh produces about two such stories on the needs of women for broadcast each day by the Liberia Women Democracy Ra
UN Women conducted two workshops in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, and Monrovia in Montserrado County.
A Liberian lady, fully armed with Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees, has arrived in the country from the
Liberia's Vice President Joseph N.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f
Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?
The Microfinance Unit of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the United Nations Capit
"Black Diamond" and her comrades may look like any bunch of street-wise girls with attitude but they have t
A one day women leadership retreat has taken place in Paynesville, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf challenging L
Vivian Howard is a single mother who cooks and cleans like just about any other woman in Liberia - but in her work li