Women’s Training in Liberia

“If there is a meeting in the community and you see only men discussing the forest, you make sure that women join in to raise their own ideas on how we all use the forest.” That’s how one participant of a forest governance training workshop for Liberian women summed up the empowering nature of community forestry laws. Julie Weah, Executive Director of the Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI), and leader of the training agrees: “That’s right,” Julie says, “The men …
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