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Liberian women

Jeanette E. Carter

Liberian women

their role in food production and their educational and legal status

by Jeanette E. Carter

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Published by Profile of Liberian Women in Development Project, University of Liberia in [Monrovia, Liberia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Liberia.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Liberia.,
    • Women -- Education.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Liberia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jeanette E. Carter ; assisted by Joyce Mends-Cole.
      ContributionsMends-Cole, Joyce., University of Liberia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02476 (H)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 187, [127] p. :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2138894M
      LC Control Number88206862
      OCLC/WorldCa10077809

      The first book mainly focused on the role of Liberian women and journalists. The book also detailed the brutalities and maltreatments journalists suffered at the hands of warlords and their unruly fighters, often leaving the hapless journalist suffered while others were faced with life time injuries and sanction.   “Liberian Girl” by Michael Jackson Listen to Michael Jackson: “Liberian Girl” is the eighth of nine short films for the “Bad” album and features.

      — Liberian Women demand President Weah take action. The women then called on President Weah to “ensure that the Ministry of Justice investigates police . A brief history of Liberia and the Civil War --Human devastation --The breakdown of civil life: women's views --Peace-building activities --Women: survivors, providers and healers --Basic needs: food, shelter and healing the trauma --Psychological healing --Advocacy: mediation and networking --Networking with the world --The turning point.

      First off there are two main societies: Poro and Sande. Poro is the society for men, Sande for women. There are many other societies as well, but these are the main traditional societies (for example, the Krahn that have a society more like those of Ivory Coast, and the Masonic Order which functioned in Liberia as a kind of secret society among Americo-Liberians yet rumored . Chief Suah Koko, A Woman of Power A Liberian Journey is generously funded by the National Science Foundation developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Indiana University Liberian Collections, and the Liberian Center for National Documents and Records Agency.


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