The Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia (YOCEL) in partnership with the Forum for Africa Women Educationalists (FAWE) and Plan International Liberia in August 2019 launched a Scorecard on the domestication of the Maputo Protocol in the country. The event that took place at the Boulevard Palace Hotel on 13th street Sinkor, in Monrovia, Liberia was attended by key National CSOs working on women and girls rights, representatives from the legislature and was officiated by Alice Howard, Deputy Minister for Gender Social and Child Protection (MoGSCP).
The maiden CSOs Scorecard showcases the progress and rate of compliance by the Government of Liberia in domesticating Maputo Protocol articles 4 and 13 that are linked to the eradication of Gender Based Violence and promotion of Economic empowerment among women and girls in Africa. Article 4 obligates AU Member States to observe the Right to life, integrity and security of the Person whilst Article 13 highlights The Economic and Social Welfare Right entitled to the African woman and girl.
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