The history of women and gender
in the Republic of Liberia
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- Liberia's Women Pick Up the Pieces
- By Attes Johnson, 31 July 1997. With the help of counselling
programs, the women are beginning to unlock the horrors that
thousands of them endured during the civil war.
- The Nation Is Dying!
- By H. Boima Fahnbulleh, Jr., The Perspective,
4 January 2000. The women of Lofa, mainly the Belle, have struck
a blow on the anvil of our sedated consciences by courageously
demonstrating against the barbarism which the political tramp has
imposed on the people of Liberia.
- Commending the Women's Move
- The News (Monrovia), Editorial, 25
September 2000. Women, under the aegis of the Mano River Union
Women Peace Network demonstrated Monrovia and presented a
position statement to President Charles Taylor in which they
expressed concerns over the deteriorating security situation in
the subregion and called on the leaders of the three countries to
exercise patience and restraint.
- Female Lawyers Get Patent to Prosecute Rape Cases
- By Peter Kahler, Panafrican News Agency, 16 November 2000. Female
lawyers in Liberia have added another accolade to an emerging
string of achievements when the state granted them a patent to
prosecute alleged rape cases alongside state prosecutors.