'More Than Me' Rape and Abuse - Anger Hits Liberia

While students who are attending the U.S. charity's school marched to defend its CEO Katie Meyler, the country's Vice-President Jewel Howard Taylor believes the situation is much bigger than More Than Me - describing the rape case and other abuses of sexual abuse as "the tip of the iceberg".

Facia Harris, the spokesperson of the group in a petition to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender and other government agencies, said they were deeply troubled by the ProPublica report released on October 11, detailing the incidents of rape, sexual abuse and exploitation of the Liberian girls under the care of the More Than Me Academy.

Students of More Than Me Academy, in peaceful protest, want their school to remain open.

Photo: Instagram

The work of Katie Meyler's organisation in Liberia was celebrated and received grants from several leading philanthropists but then the ProPublica investigation revealed rape and abuse at the school for girls (file photo).


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