Calls to Strengthen Judiciary as Liberia Protests Against Rape

In the wake of increasing cases of rape perpetrated against women and children, a group of Liberians, predominately young people, have petitioned the national legislature to broaden its oversight responsibilities in strengthening the justice system to curb the crime. This comes days after Mulbah Morlu, chairperson of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change, called for laws that provide for chemical castration of men who rape.

A Liberian anti-rape protester outside President George Weah's office at the ministry of foreign affairs in downtown Monrovia.

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