The International Rescue Committee’s country director, Faith Cooper, has called for better coordination and collaboration in the efforts to end violence against women in Liberia.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor is calling on young women in Liberia to defy all the odds and build resilience in the quests for increased women’s participation in decision-making, if women must achieve gender balance in national leadership.
Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, a pro-democracy advancement institution, is calling on young women attending Grand Bassa Community College to take advantage of its Young Women Political Empowerment and Leadership Program.
U.N. Women has begun a three-day training for lawmakers, non-governmental organizations and representatives of key government line ministries and agencies to build their capacity and commitment to gender equality.
Thursday, December 13, 2018, was a blow to the Liberian and African Women’s Movement. A powerful voice succumbed to the inevitable call of death. If such a call came with a warning, we would’ve vehemently protested as the fight for women’s empowerment is far from over. Such is the inevitability of the end of life. As it is said, one by one, we must all leave this earthly abode.
U.N. Women, in collaboration with the Women Legislative Caucus is conducting a five-day training for lawmakers and other government officials on gender mainstreaming and gender responsive budgeting.
A market project that is being implemented by the Sirleaf Market Women’s Fund continues to lie in ruins after neglect and damage from storms.