A 42-year-old man in River Gee is reportedly on the run after allegedly raping a two-year-old minor on February 3.
Margibi’s third district representative, Ellen Attoh-Wureh, has alarmed over growing reports of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Liberia despite the existence of anti-domestic violence laws.
The Liberia National Police and authorities of the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection have rescued 29 children who were taken to a church for deliverance after being accused of practicing witchcraft.
The acting gender minister, Alice Johnson Howard, has called for acts of trafficking in persons to be treated as a serious crime alongside rape and other unbailable offenses.
Women’s groups, in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection have expressed condolences to the Muslim community on the death of 26 young Islamic school children and their teacher.
Protestors marched through the streets of Monrovia on Thursday to demand justice for the victims of rape and abuse at the More Than Me Academy. The protest was largely led by women’s groups including the Liberian Feminist Forum.
It is now time for everyone to join this campaign because rape seems to be winning the war of late.
While the #MeToo movement has picked up in U.S. and other western countries, in Liberia, there is barely any movement against sexual harassment in the workplace.