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Liberian Minister Touts Progress on Women’s Issues

Liberia’s Minister of Gender and Development said the status of women has improved dramatically since President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf came to power nearly 10 years ago.   Julia Duncan-Cassell said most rural women who could not read prior to the 2005 election are now able to do so thanks to a literacy program introduced by the government.   She also said businesswomen are driving Liberia’s informal economy, and some of them are breadwinners. But, Duncan-Cassell...

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