On Thursdays Liberians Wear Black to End Gender Violence

The launch of a Thursdays in Black campaign by the Lutheran Church is a public call for action against violence directed at women and girls, and an acknowledgment that such abuse "is not always physical. It can be verbal, psychological, economic," said Reverend Janice Fajue Gonoe.

Women of the Lutheran Church in Liberia march against violence in the Thursdays in Black procession.

Members of the Lutheran Church in Liberia prepare to lead the march protesting all forms of violence in the Thursdays in Black campaign.

Rev. Janice Fajue Gonoe, director of the LCL HIV and AIDS program, and Bishop Dr Jensen Seyenkulo, during the Thursdays in Black launch in Monrovia, Liberia.

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