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Liberia and Children and young people

Liberia
  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Population: 3685076
  • Size: 111370.0 Km2

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The impact of an adolescent girls employment program: the EPAG Project in Liberia
Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
Fourteen years of civil war in Liberia devastated the country’s infrastructure and institutions, and left a generation of young people with very low levels of education and training. Girls were particularly disadvantaged, althou...
Investing in post conflict youth development
D. Mac-Ikemenjima / Academic Journals, 2008
Young people are susceptible to being used as perpetrators of conflicts and civil disorders, yet they remain the most vulnerable and the most affected in post conflict communities. However, young people are also the greatest resource ...
A policy guide to ending girl child marriage
International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2007
Girls who marry as children (younger than 18 years of age) are often more susceptible to the health risks associated with early sexual initiation and childbearing, including HIV and obstetric fistula. Lacking status and power, these g...
Information on young migrants
United Nations Population Fund, 2006
Why do young people move? Who are they? This report explores the lives of young migrants from or those whose lives are marked by the experiences of spouses or relatives who have moved abroad. The authors hope that by listen...
Returnee children in Liberia
M. Boas; A. Hatloy / Institute for Applied International Studies, Norway, 2006
This report documents the kinds of formal and informal work that children and youth may be involved with in the context of a return situation in a fragile or a post conflict environment. Concentrating specifically on the experi...
Exploitation of children in Liberia
Save the Children Fund, 2006
Children have been affected by the war and displacement in Liberia over the past two decades, such as by recruitment into armed forces, separation from their families, witnessing atrocities, rape and torture. This study focuses on chi...
Violations of Liberian children's security and rights
Women's Refugee Commission, 2004
This report presents information on ongoing violations of Liberian children’s security and rights. Post-conflict in Liberia has seen slight improvements in the humanitarian, human rights and political situations, yet, widespread ...
Measures to avoid the recruitment of child soldiers in West Africa
E. Delap / Save the Children Fund, 2005
This report looks at the experiences of children living in conflict situations, and focuses on strategies to prevent the recruitment of children into armed groups. Following interviews and discussions with around 200 children and 300 ...
Weapons in hands of West African youths spell trouble
N. Florquin; E. G. Berman / Small Arms Survey, 2005
This study looks at the armed groups and small arms in the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region. Armed groups in this report are defined as groups that have the capacity to challenge the...
Youth fighters in West Africa
Human Rights Watch, 2005
This paper looks at the migrant population of young fighters – regional warriors – who have been involved in the armed conflicts in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire since the late 1980’s, who v...
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