Women, Peace & Security

In the News: Friday, 21 August 2020

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Liberia: Female Town Chief Benefits From Gbowee Peace Foundation Training

Source: Front Page Africa / Mae Azango

Patience Kamara, 25, is a Muslim who is the Assistant Town Chief of Urey Farm community in Careysburg. Patience never thought she would be elected as a community leader at a young age. Now, she is making decisions to protect women’s rights in her community. While speaking at a women’s peace brigade training in Bensonville, organized by Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa in collaboration with EU/UN Women Spotlight initiative and the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund, Patience recounted how she successfully intervened in a case involving a man, who nearly killed his wife.

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