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Liberian First Lady Donates 30-Seater Bus to Lessen Transportation Burden for TWM

In response to a request from the female staff members of the Ministry of Transport, Clar Marie Weah, the First Lady of the Republic of Liberia, donated a 30-seater bus to the ministry. A recent brief ceremony at the Transport Ministry Headquarters on Warren and Carey Streets in Central Monrovia saw the delivery of the white bus. In a statement released to the press, Mrs Weah disclosed that the gesture fulfilled her commitment to addressing the plight of the Transport Ministry women as they had passionately appealed during an engagement months ago. “During our discussions, the First Lady recalled that you asked for a bus for you to enable you to get to and from work, which would ease the financial burden on you,” First Lady recalled. “In fulfilment of your request and my promise to you, and in memory of Assistant Minister Nuwoe A. D. Scott, I present to…

Ahead of WAFU Zone ‘A’ Women’s Tourney, Bangura Becomes the New Captain for Sierra Leone’s Senior Women’s Team

The Technical team of Sierra Leone’s senior women’s team, 2023, nominated an FC Kallon midfielder, Sarah Bangura as the new captain of Sierra Queens. Bangura’s pronouncement was made as the team continued preparing for the second edition of the Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone ‘A’ Women’s Tournament. According to the team’s media officer, Esther Marie Samura, Bangura will be assisted by the Mogbewmo Queens midfielder, Jeneba Koroma. Samura said: “The team has intensified its training session as they brace up for this month’s showpiece in Cape Verde. “On Sunday, the Queen’s head coach, Ernest Hallowell selected his final squad of 26 players.” Meanwhile, the Sierra Leone delegation will depart Freetown on Wednesday, 18th January 2023. Sierra Queens WAFU Zone ‘A’ Squad: GOALKEEPERS Cecilia Bangura (Mena Queens) Isha Kamara (FC Kallon) Hannah Juana (Mogbewma Queens) DEFENDERS Alice Koroma (FC Kallon) Marie Kamara (Ram Kamara FC) Mabel Bongay (Mogbewma Queens) Aminata Bello…

Experts, Gender Advocates Join Fight Against Online Violence on Female Politicians

Experts and campaigners for gender equality in Nigeria have outlined strategies for reducing online abuse of women in politics. Data gathered in 2016 by the Inter-Parliamentary Union from 55 female lawmakers in 39 countries showed that 81.8% of the respondents had experienced psychological abuse, which included death threats, rape, beatings, or kidnapping. Social media is the most common platform where psychological violence against women in politics is perpetrated, according to the data.