Women at Particular Risk in Liberia’s New Drug Trade

Drug trafficking and drug use is on the rise in Liberia according to a new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The problem is fueled by the influx of drugs into the region by South American drug cartels who see this as an easy route to get their products to Europe….

New Drug Route Through West Africa Leaves Trail of Addicts

Cocaine trafficking through Liberia, a country with few effective counter narcotics programs, is on the rise. The United Nations says it’s exacerbating an addiction problem stemming from Liberia’s civil war. In a collaboration between New Narratives and Radio Veritas, Fabine Kwiah takes a closer look….

Liberian Women Suffer Sexual Harassment in Silence

It happens all the time. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, an inappropriate word or unwanted touch. Sexual harassment is rampant in Liberia. There is no specific law prohibiting harassment. Victims say they are reluctant to talk about it because they fear reprisals. The Legislature is now considering the passage of a Decent Work…