It is estimated that one in five girls across the world is married by the age of 18. Even countries that have laws against child marriage sometimes fail to enforce them. But in Malawi some are seeing the first signs of change.
The Management of John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFK) has been held liable and ordered to pay US$ 1 million lawsuit as general damages and US$3.1m special damages for a wrongful surgical operation performed on one of its patients identified as Karen Gaydou Sehkehporh of Paynesville City.
An American missionary was arrested in Liberia for the attempted murder of his second wife just weeks after she announced her pregnancy.
Jessica Lloyd's family is further accusing the man - identified as Lucas Richard - of allegedly injecting the woman "with unknown drugs" that terminated her pregnancy.
After the arrest, the Liberia National Police began investigating Richard for his crimes against the Liberian woman.
Jeff Heydlauff says he and his family felt a calling to adoption. In 2016 Jeff and his wife, Kate, who have two biological children, adopted little Luke from Uganda to join the family. But tragedy soon followed.
"He passed away in 2019 he had a rare lung disease," Jeff said.
Late last month, August 2023, members of the 54th the Liberian Legislature of the Republic of Liberia were requested to return to the Capitol building to carry out some legislative functions before the conduct of the much vaunted October 2023 Legislative and Presidential elections.
Among the different Bills to be considered during this emergency sitting include but not limited to the Bill entitled the Public Health Bill. That Bill contains the issue of legislating Abortion Rights in Liberia.
Members of CitizenGO , a Catholic activist organization, are rallying for
signatures to stop lawmakers in Liberia from legalizing abortion in the West
Senators in Liberia will be considering, within two weeks starting Wednesday,
August 23, the continuation of the debate on the Public Health Bill that
contains many matters, including the issue of abortion.
Teenage girl who filmed her same sex intercourse with a lesbian partner fear her life has been ruined in a country where the LGBT community operates underground due to resentment and reprisals as homosexuality remains legally and traditionally forbidden