After starvation, public rape, and being forced to watch their husbands and children murdered and cannibalized, the women of Liberia stood up and stopped a 15 year civil war. Their tenacity and influence ripped through the red tape, brought UN troops to Liberian soil and put an end to the fighting.
Children should have the right to live a happy, healthy life. In some areas, a healthy and happy life is not possible. At an early age when American children are in school learning, Liberian children are often encouraged by their parents to work the streets for money. A better lifestyle is possible, but only if children have the opportunity to become educated. Check out this infographic to see the devastating effects of the lack of education in Liberia. Want to help spread the word? Copy and paste this code to share on your site. 3 Cents For Sex