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A Win for Winifred: Education Empowers Females in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia
In the South East of Liberia, it is common for women and girls to face a variety of abuse due to their gender. Every day females suffer from the effects of domestic violence, sexual assault,...
education for all
How One Out-of-School Girl Made History
Ruth had only one year left of senior secondary school when she was forced to drop out. As one of eight children, her parents’ income simply could not support the cost of educating them all,...
Right to Education
violence against girls
Watchen, Out for Children's Rights
"Child abuse is bad in my community,” says Watchen, a resident of Grand Gedeh County, Liberia. “The other day I saw a mother put a young boy’s hand in hot oil to punish him for stealing, and to me...
Children, young people and education
Noring admits a change in her family's status, through Farming
Meora Noring is a 48 years old mother of 10 children, 4 boys and 6 girls. She leaves in Kilepo Kanweaken, River Gee County in the South East of Liberia. She is one of ActionAid livelihood...
access to justice
Food & land rights
Traditional Leaders change attitude towards women
By Aisha Kamara | Actionaid LiberiaLiberia being a post-conflict setting reinforces vulnerability of women and girls to sexual and gender-based violence. In women’s effort to access justice...
access to justice
Female empowerment in Kilepo Kanweaken
The role of women in the mining community of Kilepo Kanweaken, one of the most violent areas in the Southeast of Liberia, has risen dramatically thanks to the work of ActionAid.
Emergencies & Conflict
The work of ActionAid in ELRZ has led to women becoming increasingly involved in local community police work and peace making.