A special investigative panel set up by the Liberian Advisory Board of More Than Me has released its report, confirming allegations of wanton sexual abuse of underage girls at the organization’s academy in Monrovia.
More Than Me founder and chief executive officer, Katie Meyler, has announced her resignation.
MONROVIA, Montserrado- More Than Me, the American educational charity that was accused of widespread negligence in protecting its students from sexual exploitation at it all girls academy in Monrovia has opened a vacancy for a position of a Country Director to be based in Monrovia.
Students and parents from the More Than Me Academy gathered outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, October 23 to defend Katie Meyler, the founder of the organization, and call for the school to be kept open, amid demands from protestors for the school’s closure.
After the government announced the immediate re-opening of the rape case involving ten underage girls at More Than Me Academy in 2014, the organization has expressed commitment to support the investigation.
Gender Minister Piso Saydee-Tarr has provided updates on the government’s investigation of the rapes that occurred at More Than Me, noting that the top concern of the Gender Ministry right now is the well-being of the girls.
Protestors marched through the streets of Monrovia on Thursday to demand justice for the victims of rape and abuse at the More Than Me Academy. The protest was largely led by women’s groups including the Liberian Feminist Forum.
The Liberian government has announced the immediate reopening of the rape case involving ten underage girls at More Than Me Academy in 2014.