The Liberian Leader,His Excellency President George Manneh Weah has once again reassured his commitment to the promotion and protection of women and girls against sexual gender-based violence and gender inequality.
President Weah made the pledge at his Foreign Affairs Office when he received a petition from women who reportedly represented ten civil society organizations.
According to an Executive Mansion Release, the women through their designated speaker, Mmenbeydo Joah-Harell petitioned the President to protect the rights of women, increase the number of women in government and, provide security in District 15, Logan Town.
President Weah also reminded the women to take responsibility to preach peace. He urged the women to also prevail on their relatives, mainly youth, to at all times be peaceful and refrain from violence.