Over the next 14 days, many Liberians will be depending on their government to honor its commitment to inclusive development and lifting them out of poverty. Therefore, now more than ever before, the governmentâ€™s Pro-Poor agenda needs to apply a feminist analysis to center people in its response to ending COVID-19 in Liberia.
In an effort to strengthen womenâ€™s rights organizationsâ€™ efforts to contribute to humanitarian responses, the International Rescue Committee and a local NGO called Community Healthcare Initiative have launched a new network.
Activists are gathering for a mass sit-in today at the Monrovia City Hall to demand actions from the government to end violence against women.
Leading rights organizations have registered their dissatisfaction that the current version of the Domestic Violence bill has no ban against female circumcision.
Less than a week since Time Magazine and ProPublica released a damaging report revealing sexual abuse of underage girls at More Than Me Academy, two womenâ€™s rights organizations have demanded that the government take specific actions.
Women representing different organizations in Liberia continue to register their displeasure with the recent amendment to the rape law by the Senate.