Vice President Boakai Commends Liberian Women For Their Role In The Nation- Building Process

Thursday, 4th October 2012

Monrovia, Liberia -Vice President Joseph N. Boakai Thursday addressed a one day Stakeholders’ Consultative Conference and said that Liberia has done well in the area of women development, but there is still room for improvement.

He said Liberian women continue to play crucial roles in the peace process, agriculture, the upbringing of children in the home and other responsibilities that are critical to the enhancement of a smooth running society.

The Vice President made the remarks Thursday when he addressed the women Conference organized by the Women Legislative Caucus of Liberia held under the theme “promoting national Unity and development through equitable and participatory Governance.”

The conference brought together women from different stratum of the Liberian society, including political parties, civil society organizations, professional working groups, former female lawyers, female ministers and superintendents, amongst others.

He urged the conference to discuss issues for the betterment of women and the country without injecting their personal feelings in the issues before them.

Meanwhile, Vice President Boakai read a message of goodwill sent to the conference by Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, a release from the Office of the Vice President said.