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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)

ECA's Lopes Says More Needs to Be Done to Uplift African Women

While acknowledging that much still needs to be done to address gender imbalances on the continent, Mr. Lopes said in his message marking International Women's Day, that he's proud of the great strides made so far by Africa in trying to uplift its women.

Like Madam Karr, women across Liberia have a tenuous hold on their land. Their situation underscores the urgency of land reform in Liberia, which has been led by the Liberian Land Commission, established in 2009.