Political Parties Women Vow to Uphold Peace Ahead of 23 Elections

By Washington Tumay Watson –onewash9@gmail.com

MONROVIA-Several Political Parties Women Congress have vowed to uphold peace and stability ahead of the 23 general and presidential elections.

The political party’s women were speaking Thursday during a one day dialogue and Networking session with women in Politics, organized by the Angie Brooks International Center under the project:  sustainable and inclusive peace in Liberia through Promoting women leadership and participation in civic and political life and their strengthened role in conflict resolution.

Some of the political parties that, the National Patriotic Party, All Liberian Party, Liberia Transformation Party, All Liberian Coalition Party, the National Union of Liberia, Victory for Change among others

The Women in Politics said it was vital for the women of the various political parties to get involve in substantiating and safeguarding the country’s peace and stability.

According to them protection the peace of the country during the general and presidential elections clearly show that the country believe in the democratization as the way forward and not violence.

The Political Parties Women affirmed to create awareness among the youth with in their respective communities and political parties as well as their families on the significant of upholding the peace.

The Political Parties Women also expressed gratitude  to  the Angie Brooks International Center  for  what  they called opening  their eyes  to leadership  and how they  can protect  the peace  of the country.

They indicated that family play the most critical role in mitigating peace with in the country.

Speaking   the Establishment Coordinator of the Angie Brooks International Center Cllr. Yvette Chesson-Wureh challenged the political party’s women to go for the top positions   with in their respective parties.


She said  if  the women take on  the leadership of the political parties those men with in their political parties will not  have  the ability  to marginalize  them  as  they alluded  to  during  their deliberation.

Cllr. Chesson-Wureh told the political parties women not to allow themselves to only be restricted to women wine.

During  the dialogue, Cllr Frances Johnson –Allison  disclosed  that the intention  of  electing people  in   the political positions  such as president , vice president, senators  and Representatives were  to protect  their interest  and provide  an embalming environment   for  the citizens  to live a decent live.

She said  with the situation in Liberia political process, those elected officials  are only seeking  their personal interest  to enrich  themselves  and  forget  about  the majority.

The Former Chief Justice and former Chairperson of the National Elections Commission called on the women of Liberia to make the rightful decision during the 2023 general and presidential elections.

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