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Liberia Civil War

These Photos Reveal The Frustrating Reality Of Education In Liberia

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of peop...

Women's Ascendant Role in African Reform

Anne Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Goddard

Uprisings are sweeping across Africa's northern coast. As the unrest continues to unfold, the prominent role that women have taken on is noteworthy.

Human Security Is National Security: Reflections From Liberia On Budget Battles And Saving Lives

Eric Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Eric Schwartz

The federal budget debates -- and current proposals to massively cut the kind of U.S. assistance that has helped save Liberians and is helping to sustain Ivorian refugees -- seem very close at hand.

An Education: One Moore Book

Wayétu Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wayétu Moore

One Moore Book provides children's literature for the children of countries with low literacy rates. Our first book cycle, dedicated to my father, is for the children of Liberia.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's First Elected Female President, Lifting Up Liberia (VIDEO)

WorldFocus | Lynn Sherr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Fractured by a 14-year civil war, Liberia is trying to pick up the pieces, facing staggering unemployment and lackluster infrastructure. Halfway into...

Liberian Child Soldiers Trade Grenades For Makeup Brushes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Monrovia -- Tony Clarke traded two grenades for a set of combs, makeup brushes, nail varnish and a short course in cosmetology. "They help me beaut...