Country Liberia
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Other harmful practices

Brief Description


The Women, Health and Development Division at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare trained community leaders, women groups, in seven counties, in collaboration with the National Association on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children. They were trained to work in communities, to address harmful traditional practices that affect the health of women and children.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LBR/6, par. 14.32