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Second Liberian Civil War

Women in Liberia engage in a number of movements and protests, including the formation of "Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace." This leads to the election of Liberia's first female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who was the first female elected head of state in all of Africa.

2018-05-25T15:38:46-06:00May 24th, 2018|

Starts Liberian Women’s Sewing Project

The Liberian Women’s Sewing Project begins as a tiny start up in the basement of Chid Liberty’s family’s basement, a building that had been taken over by the military during the civil wars. The project was founded on the basis of “fair-trade,” which focuses on good workplace practices, environmental impact, and corporate transparency while maintaining the importance of making profits and being a successful [...]

2018-05-25T15:39:31-06:00May 23rd, 2018|

$40 million in contracts

By 2014, Liberty had secured $40 million in contracts to start Liberia’s first garment manufacturing factory.

2018-05-25T15:40:16-06:00May 22nd, 2018|