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VIDEO: Liberians Want Change, But Fear Protest Could Turn Violent

VIDEO: Liberians Want Change, But Fear Protest Could Turn Violent

With one day to the June 7 protest, many Liberians living across communities around Monrovia are concerned about the outcome of the protest. While they saw a need for the economy to improve and for the government to check corruption, many worry that the protest could lead to violence.

Shoana Cachelle Tackles Disproportionate Impact of Illiteracy on Women

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Liberia’s women continue to lag in one crucial factor that plays a key role in development – literacy. Only 54 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 49 say they can read or write – significantly lower than the 77 percent of Liberian men who are literate.

Deciphering Kroll’s Missing Currency Report – An Independent Review into Liberia’s Missing Banknotes

The 67-page Kroll report reveals a series of significant missteps at just about every point in the process, raises serious concerns about the Central Bank of Liberia’s internal record-keeping. So, let’s take a look at some of Kroll’s findings.

A Tribute to Ruth Caesar

Thursday, December 13, 2018, was a blow to the Liberian and African Women’s Movement. A powerful voice succumbed to the inevitable call of death. If such a call came with a warning, we would’ve vehemently protested as the fight for women’s empowerment is far from over. Such is the inevitability of the end of life. As it is said, one by one, we must all leave this earthly abode.

Samay Massacre Survivors Call for Justice Through a War Crime Court

As calls for the establishment of war and economic crimes court in Liberia intensify, victims and survivors of the infamous Samay Massacre have joined, demanding the prosecution of those who carried out the massacre here in 1994 that killed 28 people and destroyed 22 houses.