Liberia’s Working Women Plagued by Sexual Assault and Harassment

By New Narratives fellow Wade Williams

Vera was working for an NGO when a supervisor made sexual advances while the two were in his office. She remembers worrying she would not be strong enough to push him away. “He asked me to stand up and said … More

Liberian Women Suffer Sexual Harassment in Silence

By Fabine Kwiah

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 … More