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Monday, January 29, 2018
Africa's first elected woman president has transformed Liberia
On Monday, Liberia inaugurated a new president and the nation’s first female vice president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ended her presidency the way she began it—shattering precedent. The first woman to be elected president of an African nation has...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
AFELL Launches Endowment For Victims
The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia has launched an endowment fund under the Danish Project for victims of gender based violence. AFELL recently secured a US$1.2M grant from the Danish government through the United Nations Fund for...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Alomiza Ennos-Barr
“I was a typical African woman who was raised to believe that politics is for men, and I refused to run. But in the end, I did it for my party, because I thought it would be unfair to stay out of politics. So I accepted and decided to run.” -...
Friday, March 09, 2007
Accessible Democracy: Working with Disabled People’s Organizations
This issue of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) Civic Update newsletter describes NDI's work to support the political activism of people with disabilities. It contains examples of work conducted by NDI in Albania,...