“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.”
The Country Director of Action Aid Liberia, an international women's rights advocate group, has called on the Governm
Several Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigners, predominately women, have made a commitment to continue the fight by
The Liberian journalist who wrote about the practice of female circumcision, or genital mutilation (FGM), and its hea
It is also quite common to see masked women (commonly called “Bondo devils”) in their traditional red and
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.
Zainab Bangura has taken over one of the United Nations' most thankless top positions: tackling a world's worth of ho
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
It seemed like a case of simple blackmail.
Scores of Malians have found havens in neighbouring Mauritania to escape the months-long conflict.
On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former
A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si
The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone
New fighting and a crackdown on women not wearing veils by Islamist militants has marred peace moves by two rival gro
A local foundation, dedicated to empowering women through micro-loans, has disclosed that at least 5000 Liberian wome
As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P
The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com
“This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of
My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those
Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com
A Guideline for the Development and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Wome
Concluding a four-day visit to Mali, a top United Nations human rights official today cited ongoing abuses in the nor
The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma
Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
Violence against females is the most widely reported violent crime in the West African country of Liberia, affecting
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol
The Federal Government will soon develop a roadmap for the full implementation of the United Nations Security Council
In a time of global political combustion, with calls for democracy sparking mass demonstrations, self-immolations and
The government of Mali on Wednesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate atrocities attribu
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) has developed a national action plan to give more protection and s
We, members of the Senegalese Feminist Forum, would like to express our full support for the Malian people and especi
How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
On one Sunday morning, Madam Mary Haruna and her two daughters went to a nearby church in Jos for their weekly devoti
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long
The adoption by Côte d'Ivoire's parliament of a law on equality between legally married couples has sparked ang