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  1. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  2. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  3. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  4. LIBERIA: President Sirleaf Convenes Roundtable Meeting With Women Lawyers, Gender Advocates, Calling for 'out of the Box' Suggestions to Address Alarming Rape Statistics in Country

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to &quot

    Sunday, January 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 179
  5. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  6. LIBERIA: Battling Gender-Base Violence - National Research Council Begins Community Outreach

    The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 042
  7. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  8. LIBERIA: Rebuilding Liberia: Women were Key in Ushering Peace, but still Suffer Violence Post War

    It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 029
  9. LIBERIA: Liberian women's war wounds fester

    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

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 992
  10. LIBERIA: Liberian National Police Seeks More Female Recruits

    Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.

    Monday, June 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 988
  11. LIBERIA: ERU Officers Gang Rape Woman

    Three officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police have reportedly ganged raped a 23-

    Thursday, May 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 951
  12. LIBERIA: After Punishment, Stigmatize Rapists As Deterrence

    Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 945
  13. LIBERIA: Liberia Vows to End Violence Against Women

    In the lead up to Women's Day, on March 8, Liberia has become the latest nation to sign a pledge to end violence agai

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 841
  14. LIBERIA: Gender Equality 'Central' to All Other Development, Say Women's Groups

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 763
  15. LIBERIA: GBV Campaigners Pledge to End Violence Against Women, Children

    Several Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigners, predominately women, have made a commitment to continue the fight by

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 700
  16. LIBERIA: Liberian Journalist Faces Death Threats over Female Circumcision, or Genital Mutilation Writings

    The Liberian journalist who wrote about the practice of female circumcision, or genital mutilation (FGM), and its hea

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 688
  17. LIBERIA: Women's Call to End SGBV Persists, Want Perpetrators

    Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 434
  18. LIBERIA: No liberty for Liberian women as rapes continue

    Violence against females is the most widely reported violent crime in the West African country of Liberia, affecting

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 399
  19. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  20. LIBERIA: More Calls against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 053
  21. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  22. LIBERIA: Wronged Women of Liberia Reluctant to Revisit Human Rights Abuses

    The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 881
  23. LIBERIA: Breaking the Cycle of Violence and HIV in Liberia

    “I was raped during the war by three men.

    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 863
  24. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  25. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Against Women on the Rise in Liberia

    The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 600
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. LIBERIA: Liberian Women Stalked by Rape

    As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 462
  29. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  31. 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 020
  32. 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
  33. LIBERIA/COTE D'IVOIRE: In the Shadows of Ivory Coast's War

    As Colonel Gaddafi continues his pillage in North Africa, harrowing skeletons from his closet remain buried deep in t

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 777
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  35. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: Rape is 'Widespread' - Report

    Despite constant trials and imprisonment, rape continues to be a 'widespread' crime against women, the US State Depar

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 578
  36. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: IRC Press Release: Rape and Sexual Abuse Pervasive in Ivory Coast Crisis

    Alarming numbers of Ivorian women and girls have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and harassed by armed men at

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 576
  37. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: Refugees Report Murder, Rape, Abuse

    Ivoirians who have fled across the border to Liberia have reported incidents of rape, sexual abuse and murder to NGOs

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 507
  38. LIBERIA: Rape Counseling for an Entire Nation

    Sexual violence became a way of life in Liberia during its civil wars, with everyone -- women, men, babies -- victimi

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 771
  39. LIBERIA: Liberia Slowly Recovers from Decade of Rampant Gender Violence

    It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 681
  40. LIBERIA: Women Use Careers to 'Fight Back' After Conflict, Attacks

    Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 883
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  42. LIBERIA: More Mass Graves Discovered in Five Liberian Counties

    There are reports of the discovery of more mass graves in several counties in Liberia.

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 128
  43. LIBERIA: Surviving Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Liberia

    As part of my security induction in Liberia I was struck by the emphasis on my personal safety as a woman.

    Wednesday, September 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 117
  44. Peacebuilding in Liberia and the Case for a Perspective from Below

    Rule of law reforms in Liberia over the past five years serve as a clear example of how the internationalcommunity ha

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 836
  45. LIBERIA: Border Security Urged to Protect Women's Rights

    The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 570
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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