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Police Hold Family Members in Bizarre Case Involving Alleged Five-Year-Old Rape Survivor

Police Hold Family Members in Bizarre Case Involving Alleged Five-Year-Old Rape Survivor

Several family members of a five-year-old alleged rape survivor in Paynesville are being held by the police pending the results of medical examination from the Hope for Women medical facility that could determine whether their child was raped.

PRESS RELEASE: Liberian Gov’t Must Act to End All Forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

The Liberia Feminist Forum, other women and human right groups in Liberia are concerned over the rise in reported cases of rape, sexual abuse, forceful initiation, cruel public torture, and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence, harmful traditional practices and injustice against women, girls and other marginalized groups in Liberia.

OP-ED: Violent Injustice – the Rise of Liberia’s Culture of Violence

Unfortunately, based on trends, investigations, and reports conducted by local and international entities, violence is still very much a virus that corrupts the society. It is important to note that the use of violence has been employed as a means of wrongfully dishing out justice and to commit acts of crime.

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