Lost in Transition - No Change for Women's Rights in Liberia
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's presence has not translated into women rising from the grassroots to be equally represented in decision-making forums in the country, writes Muneinazvo Kujeke, a researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.
ISS, 8 February 2017
However, in Liberia, women are yet to take their rightful and equal place in society, and Johnson Sirleaf's presence has not translated into Liberian women rising from the… Read more »
Although women account for 54% of the country's labour force, they still remain marginalized.
Observer, 27 January 2017
Ahead of the 2017 General and Presidential Elections, the Liberia National Women's Political Forum (LNWPF), the Coalition of Political Parties' Women in Liberia (COPPWL) and the… Read more »
Observer, 20 January 2017
Women aspirants in the upcoming October Presidential and Representative Elections, pushed strongly for elected posts at a one day strategic dialogue on women's political leadership… Read more »
Observer, 18 January 2017
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on political parties in the country to increase women's participation and go beyond what was agreed to with the international community… Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 15 December 2016
The United States Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder says the wounds of the civil war are still affecting women who were raped during the crises. Read more »