Author Archives: Mafanta Kromah

At National Seminar, Howard-Taylor Highlights Challenges to Women’s Political Participation

At National Seminar, Howard-Taylor Highlights Challenges to Women’s Political Participation

Ahead of October 2020 senatorial by-election in Liberia, the UN agency which focuses on women empowerment, UN Women, has organized a seminar on strategies to enforce gender quotas and implement the provision of the Elections Law that requires political parties to ‘endeavor’ to ensure that at least 30 percent of their candidates are of either gender.

Transparency International’s Local Affiliate Calls for Specialized Anti-Corruption Court in Liberia

In light of the deteriorating perception of corruption in the public sector, a local affiliate of the international group Transparency International has called upon the Liberian government and its international partners to establish a specialized court to try corruption cases in Liberia.

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