Activists and women rights groups in Liberia have ended this year’s 16 Days of Activism. As part of the event, Action Aid launched a campaign to reach as many women and girls, with outreach made at markets around Monrovia.
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.
Rights groups such as the Liberia Feminist Forum and other women and human right organizations have expressed concern over increased reports of violence and injustice against women, girls, and other marginalized groups.
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.
Liberian women are calling for more inclusion in government at the end of a series of meetings aimed at strengthening women’s engagement, enhanced information dissemination, and partnership.
As Liberians continue to push for justice for the victims of rape at More Than Me, as we push for the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Education to strengthen their systems, let us also consider our individual actions to ensure that children are protected.
A non-profit human resource development and capacity building organization, Liberia-Ghana Missions, has paid the tuition and fees for 60 Ebola orphans and vulnerable children in Montserrado.
Today’s featured Integrity Idol finalist, Yaah Bellah Suah, is a county coordinator for the Ministry of Gender and outside of work she manages two schools.