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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
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
Music Concert for preaching peace and saying 'No' to Gender Based Violence
On the 14th of May, every year, Liberia celebrates Unification Day. This is a special day for preaching peace, love and unity, among other social values. Usually during this public holiday the...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 18:08
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Ivorian Refugee Emergency Response Update
From the January 4 to 9 2011, ActionAid conducted an assessment in Nimba and Grand Gedeh with the purpose of obtaining firsthand information on the situation refugees from the Ivory Coast were faced...
ActionAid Responds to Refugees in Liberia
Political violence in the Ivory Coast has seen over 25,000 Ivorien refugees flee to neighbouring Liberia since November 2010, an estimated 70% of whom are women and children. Whilst some...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 09:50
Emergencies & Conflict
Emma Thompson’s and Tindy’s visit to Liberia for International Women’s Day
Hollywood actress and her adopted son and former child soldier visited Liberia. Day 1 - Friday 4th March Today the actress Emma Thompson and her adopted son Tindy arrived from the UK...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 16:53