Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 15:03

Liberian Women Empowerment Network, LIWEN
LIWEN is a network that works with a very vulnerable group in Liberia – women and youth with HIV and AIDS. LIWEN is the only network of HIV positive women that exist in Liberia and it provide empowerment, capacity building and …

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The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 14:57

The Liberian women’s movement was actively involved in the civil wars (1989-1996 and 1999-2003) coming to an end, thanks to massive peace demonstrations and successful advocacy at peace negotiations. Representatives of a number of women’s organisations expressed their joint demands for influence in the peace …

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Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 14:53

According to figures from 2011, close to half of Liberia’s population lives in extreme poverty. In the aftermath of the brutal civil wars (1989-1996 and 1999-2003), in which 250 000 people were killed and a third of the population was displaced, poverty is one of …

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Published: 2013-04-02 16:56
Women of the peace hut of WANEP hold a candle light vigil at the fish market where the struggle for peace began, to celebrate the International Day of Peace. A manifestation to remind all people, irrespective of religion or affiliations, to stand strong in joint efforts to uphold peace in Liberia. Photo: WANEP.

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has cooperated with women’s rights organisations in Liberia since 2007. We opened an office in the capital Monrovia in 2011 and Kvinna till Kvinna is one of the few Swedish organisations working on the ground in Liberia.

Liberia has a history …

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