#Liberia

  • Article: Africa's First Elected Female President Is Training a 'Wave' of Women Leaders

    Africa's First Elected Female President Is Training a 'Wave' of Women Leaders

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 6, 2020

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is joining with two other former presidents to launch a training initiative. Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Tell Us Why Women Must Lead the Fight For World Peace

    5 Activists Tell Us Why Women Must Lead the Fight For World Peace

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 28, 2020

    Women from three continents tell us why they fight for inclusion in the conflict resolution process. Read more

  • Article: #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 11, 2019

    There are 12 million girls in Africa who are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Audio Archive Collects Stories of People Affected by World's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak

    Audio Archive Collects Stories of People Affected by World's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 29, 2019

    The Ebola Listening Project has captured more than 300 stories across Liberia. Read more

  • Article: FGM Becomes Legal Again in Liberia as Ban Expires

    FGM Becomes Legal Again in Liberia as Ban Expires

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 30, 2019

    More than 40% of young women and girls in Liberia have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola

    Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 7, 2019

    “Good hygiene practices have added more value to our culture." Read more

  • Article: Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 17, 2018

    Many fear they'll lose their homes because of land rights and gender discriminatory policies. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women

    Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women

    By Daniele Selby|May 1, 2018

    She was the first elected female president of any African nation, but doesn't plan to be the last. Read more