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Medica Liberia Commences Training of 200 Women Rights Advocates

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To implement the Spotlight Initiative project supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Medica Liberia has commenced training 200 Grassroots Women’s Rights Advocates with Montserrado and Grand Cape Mount Counties.

The initiative aims to enhance women’s participation in local governance processes and tackle issues that affect women in society.

The training, which targets five counties in Liberia, Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount, Nimba, Lofa, and Grand Gedeh, is geared to train 200 women’s rights advocates.

The training seeks to strengthen the understanding of leaders on gender issues such as sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and harmful practices (HP). While simultaneously looking at their role in local governance processes in realizing the right to participation.

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