MONROVIA, 4 December 2016 - In spite of all of the interventions and protocols that commit Africa to ending child marriage, figures coming out of the continent continue to be at an alarming rate and Liberia is of no exception.
MONROVIA, 15 November 2016 - The Board and officials of Child Fund (CHF) Liberia has taken a decision to close down its projects and activities after 14 years of working in Liberia.
09 November 2016 - For generations, albinos have suffered because of the belief some countries and people have that leads them to hunt, kill and dismember albinos in the hope of ‘hitting the jackpot’ – that is, getting rich – which is outright cruel.
29 August 2016 - The Defense for Children International-Liberia (DCI-Liberia) in partnership with Plan International Liberia has officially launched the Girls' Advocacy Alliance Project aimed at advocating for children and youth to protect them from child marriage, sexual violence and abuse.
DAKAR, 27 July 2016 - Women's rights activists condemned Liberia's parliament on Wednesday for removing a ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) from a new domestic violence law in a country where half of women have been cut.
18 May 2016 - The Liberia National Children's Representative Forum formerly the Children Parliament is calling on the Government of Liberia and its partners to fast track rape cases in the country.
FREETOWN, 6 February 2016 – On the day of the 13th International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), UNICEF, UNFPA and other development partners are calling on all stakeholders in Sierra Leone — from health workers, traditional initiators or soweiis, traditional and religious leaders, to policy makers and influencers — to mobilize against this harmful practice.
1 November 2015 - Deputy Minister for Children and Social Protection, Madam Lydia Mai Sherman, has expressed concern following the report of the alleged ritualistic killing of 5-year old Aaron Quoi of the Zinc Camp Community, Bentol City, Montserrado County.
MONROVIA, 10 Octobre 2015 — Plus de 5 900 enfants libériens ont perdu au moins un de leurs parents à cause d'Ebola. Certains vivent chez un parent qui a survécu, d'autres ont été accueillis par des proches, mais nombre d'entre eux se sont retrouvés à la rue ou peinent à s'adapter à leur nouvelle vie dans une famille d'accueil.
MONROVIA, le 31 juillet 2015 - L’UNICEF soutient une campagne menée par le Gouvernement libérien visant à enregistrer plus de 70 000 enfants dont la naissance n’a pas été enregistrée pendant l’épidémie d’Ebola, les exposant aux risques de marginalisation et d’exclusion.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.