Strengthening SGBV Prevention Access Is Key in Rural Liberia- A Call for Stakeholders Participation  

Feb 7, 2024 - 08:55
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Strengthening SGBV Prevention Access Is Key in Rural Liberia- A Call for Stakeholders Participation   

Greenville City: From the look of things, rape and sexual assault can result in unwanted pregnancies, complications during pregnancy and birth, and STIs, including HIV and Aids, Social and economic fallout from          SGBV can lead to loss of livelihood and increased gender inequalities in the long term.

 

In this light, Medical Liberia, a non for profit and non-political civil society organization working for women and children rights in LIBERIA aim at sure casing and defending the rights of sexual and domestic form of illegalities has ended a daylong open forum in Greenville Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

 

Held at the main compound of the government run referral hospital in Greenville (the FJ Grant), the forum brought together participants from the educational stakeholders, civil societies, judicial actors, health authorities, Gender, including law enforcement representatives and the Media. The activity, according to the planners targets pro victim’s warfare, brainstorming on ways forward.

 

Meanwhile, the gathering among other things highlighted the importance of instituting measures in order to strengthen Direct Sexual Base Violence Prevention and Response Services for survivors in Sinoe rural communities and beyond.

 

It also creates safe environment for Women, Girls, including children against the fight against SGBV in all Schools, works places and Communities, which remain the organization key objective in keeping with the agenda of the Ministry of Gender in LIBERIA and the world at large.

By: Darious Dapae upper Sinoe correspondent.

 

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William K Howard William K Howard Jr is a young Liberian Journalist who is focused on investigative and human-interest reporting. He comes with about 10 years of experience in mainstream journalism. William K Howard is currently the Deputy Director of News at CT.com Liberia Limited, Kool 91.9FM/TV. His hard work has also earned him several professional certificates in journalism including Journalist of the year 2022/2023 in Liberia's biggest city, Paynesville.