Liberia: Where Is Jewel Absent as First Lady Addresses Women Confab in NY - News Summed Up

Liberia: Where Is Jewel Absent as First Lady Addresses Women Confab in NY


That’s the question many Liberians are pondering over the current whereabouts of Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor. Reflecting on the event's theme: Rural Women and Girls Economic Empowerment, Madam Weah said it was time to empower rural women by giving them land ownership and access to credit to increase their agriculture output and provide much needed income. Sharing her story as a beneficiary, Ma Kebbeh Mongar, National President of the Rural Women Structure explained that she and other rural women benefitted from adult literacy programs, leadership trainings, business management, and mobile banking services. Madam Mongar who displayed packaged products created by rural women at the event, said the interventions from the Government and UN Women have made a huge difference in their lives. She called for more support to empower more women and girls in rural Liberia.


Source: Front Page Africa March 20, 2018 06:45 UTC


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