Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee served as the national orator at the 172nd Independence Day celebrations in Liberia. In her speech, she called out members of the opposition, the ruling party, and those who have no allegiance to unite. She also challenged the president to act in line with his self-proclaimed title of feminist-in-chief and appoint more…
Thursday, December 13, 2018, was a blow to the Liberian and African Women’s Movement. A powerful voice succumbed to the inevitable call of death. If such a call came with a warning, we would’ve vehemently protested as the fight for women’s empowerment is far from over. Such is the inevitability of the end of life. As it is said, one by one, we must all leave this earthly abode.
Less than a week since Time Magazine and ProPublica released a damaging report revealing sexual abuse of underage girls at More Than Me Academy, two women’s rights organizations have demanded that the government take specific actions.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was selected as the first female recipient of the prestigious Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.
The national chair of the Peace Hut Women of Liberia, Annie Nushaan, has reminded women about their role to maintain the country’s peace after the October presidential and legislative elections.