#Liberia

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Water & Sanitation

    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
    Citizenship

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

    Oct. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Girls & 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

  • Article: Trump Is Ending Temporary Protected Status for Liberian Immigrants
    Citizenship

    Trump Is Ending Temporary Protected Status for Liberian Immigrants

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 28, 2018

    An estimated 4,000 Liberian immigrants could be affected. Read more

  • Article: Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership
    Citizenship

    Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2018

    She was Africa’s first elected female president — and the firsts keep on coming. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 22, 2018

    Nearly half of women and girls in Liberia have been subjected to FGM. Read more