Police in Harper have arrested a 32-year-old immigration officer for allegedly raping his 14-years-old niece in the Township of Jacksonville.
Police in Pleebo Sodoken Statutory District have arrested a 30-year-old teacher of the Pleebo Zone #5 Elementary School for allegedly raping a six-year-old student under his care.
Police in Harper have arrested a 44-year-old man for attempting to rape a two-year-old minor in Hoffman Station Township.
The Second Judicial Circuit Court has sentenced a 19-year-old man to 40 years imprisonment for raping a 13-year-girl in Grand Bassa.
Following the completion of a national conference aimed at addressing an epidemic of sexual and gender-based violence, President George M. Weah has declared rape a national emergency.
The second and last day of a national conference on sexual and gender-based violence ended on September 9 with recommendations from attendees added to a roadmap that had already been crafted by an inter-ministerial committee.
The Liberian government has begun a planned national conference on rapes and other sexual and gender-based crimes.
Days after three days of anti-rape protests by hundreds of Liberians, the government has announced it will hold a two-day national conference to discuss sexual and gender-based violence.