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Putting World Children’s Day into perspective

Putting World Children’s Day into perspective

World Children’s Day is celebrated on the 20th of November every year.  It also marks the anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is a key opportunity…
About 100 young people in Liberia participated in a 2-day National Children & Youth Symposium Sponsored by SOS Liberia and MoGCSP

About 100 young people in Liberia participated in a 2-day National Children & Youth Symposium Sponsored by SOS Liberia and MoGCSP

Without doubts, the effects of COVID-19 are devastating, especially on children and young people. While some adults were safe and secured in their homes, it was a complete nightmare for children and young people. Besides…

DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD: A CALL FOR JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND A CHILD-FRIENDLY JUSTICE SYSTEM.

PRESS RELEASE: Monrovia, June 16 – SOS Children’s Villages Liberia calls on government, policymakers and organizations working with children to protect their rights and ensure equal access to a child-friendly justice system as African governments…
SOS Liberia, Plan International and Save the children: Joining forces to support children affected by COVID-19 outbreak in Liberia.

SOS Liberia, Plan International and Save the children: Joining forces to support children affected by COVID-19 outbreak in Liberia.

Even as the coronavirus pandemic terrorizes the world, there’s another global emergency that child protection and child safeguarding organizations can’t afford to abandon. The virus seemed to be moving from slow to fast, as the…
Children’s rights takes centre stage at UN

Children’s rights takes centre stage at UN

New-York-30-Sept-Children’s rights and their futures played a key role in debates on climate change and the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, both of which are major topics…
SOS Liberia Collaborates with PEACE ONE DAY to Commemorate International Peace Day

SOS Liberia Collaborates with PEACE ONE DAY to Commemorate International Peace Day

MONROVIA, 23 September 2019-SOS Children’s Villages Liberia on the  21st September  joins the United Nations family to celebrate world Peace day. The International Peace Day is celebrated on the  21st September  annually. The celebration of peace day…
SOCIETY HAS TURNED A BLIND EYE TO VULNERABLE CHILDREN

SOCIETY HAS TURNED A BLIND EYE TO VULNERABLE CHILDREN

Our New #iseeyou campaign focuses on children who are invisible! WHY THIS CAMPAIGN? Children are neglected, abandoned, abused, orphaned or displaced and they are everywhere, but we don’t always see them. They are invisible. You can…
Protecting the Rights of the Child: SOS Children’s Villages Liberia launched New Initiative to Strengthen Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms

Protecting the Rights of the Child: SOS Children’s Villages Liberia launched New Initiative to Strengthen Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms

“Ending violence against children is a responsibility of the state, but there is a need to further enhance the implementation of the state child protection mechanisms, through strengthening community reporting mechanisms and changing social behavior…
JOINING FORCES:  CHILD RIGHTS NOW! ‘A SECOND REVOLUTION’ REPORT LAUNCH

JOINING FORCES: CHILD RIGHTS NOW! ‘A SECOND REVOLUTION’ REPORT LAUNCH

On 26 June, SOS Children's Villages together with five leading child-focused organizations launched a new report in New York, A Second Revolution: 30 years of child rights, and the unfinished agenda, which calls on the…
SOS Liberia and Partners Campaign To End Violence Against Children

SOS Liberia and Partners Campaign To End Violence Against Children

Monrovia, June 4-SOS Liberia and other stakeholders embarked on a three Days awareness campaign to end violence against children. The campaign was launched in Monrovia on the 29th of May 2019 under the theme “Let’s…