December 21, 2021- Eight beneficiaries and surviving victims of the Cheesman Cole Hate Crime and torture case have received funding, food supply and accessories from Railroad Rainbow and ISLA through our organisation to assist in their relocation and safe keeping while the case is in court.

December 21, 2021- for the end of the financial year, we distributed food, rice, cooking oil and vita cubes to our network of beneficiaries, community members and partners, to assist them in making enough meals through the seasonal period.

Over 100 beneficiaries from the LGBTI community, security firms, banks we have worked with over the NGO’s calendar year received food support.

We also identified with protection officers working alongside us, as well bank tellers and community leaders.

December 8, 2021- with support from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and in collaboration with the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) under the Theme: “Reflecting on the gains made & Planning for the future”, we along with our partners SoSNoL, LEN, LIPRIDE,S4S, UNITED SISTER’s and TNOL have successfully completed our three day workshop and retreat.

The 3 day awareness workshop, retreat and celebration was to enhance and increase the knowledge of Monitors on SOGIE issues and also build stronger relationships between the LGBTQI community, INCHR and jointly participate in developing strategic partnership.

December 7, 2021- with support from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) day 2 of our 3 day awareness workshop, retreat and celebration to enhance and increase the knowledge of Monitors on SOGIE issues commenced under the Theme: “Reflecting on the gains made & Planning for the future” and in collaboration with the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR)and in collaboration with the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR)

The workshop began with a recap of day 1 and a group exercise on identifying human rights violations, coming up with strategy’s and instruments to support laws and recommendations to help support the protection of human rights.

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December 6, 2021- with support from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) the start of a 3 day awareness workshop, retreat and celebration to enhance and increase the knowledge of Monitors on SOGIE issues was launched today at the Kendejah Resort and Villas, and in collaboration with the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) under the Theme: “Reflecting on the gains made & Planning for the future”.

The workshop is to also build stronger relationships between the LGBTQI community, INCHR and jointly participate in developing strategic partnership.

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November 9, 2021- Our team under RFSU were able to hold a Refresher workshop under our SEND Project (Sexuality Education and non-Discrimination) at the Crowne Hotel in Buchanan City with 15 male and female participants as well as county leaders and representatives of the Ministry of Gender.

October 29, 2021: Under the RFSU project, our team conducted two site visit(s) in Grand Bassa County in two villages as well as making a ‘stop’ to our recently acquired office space in Fair Ground.

We also visited Schools and other areas of which women and children spend most of their time in Fair Ground.

Margibi County, Grandbassa County, Rivercess County and Montserrado County received our Condom distribution as well as stickers with ‘know your rights’ slogans.

October 20, 2021 under the AJWS/DRL, we hosted a ‘Know Your Right’ Workshop in West Point Montserrado County successfully.

Representatives from Star of the Sea Clinic, WACPS LNP, Secretary from the West Point Commission Office, MSM and LBQT participates.

October 23, 2021- Cestos City: our new Cestos City Adolescent Girls Sport team had a practice Session to show us some of their best techniques as work started for our team.

Activities ahead included engagement with new partners:

Cestos City, Buchanan- October 23-27, 2021 We launched the first of its kind “Know your Rights” Campaign which was one of the various activities ongoing for AJWS and DRL.

The launching was done at Fair Ground Community, at LEGAL/SOSNOL ASSOCIATION OF LIBERIA OFFICE and expanded throughout Rivercess, Margibi and Montserrado County.

The exercise was to enable participants to know their rights, Human rights as well as issues both locally and internationally.

LEGAL/SOSNoL new Head Office in Buchanan Fair Ground community.

The inside view of LEGAL/SOSNoL head office space in Buchanan.

October 23-27, 2021: in Grandbassa County, Rivercesss County, Margibi County and Montserrado County, condoms and stickers displaying ‘know your Rights’ were displayed on walls and in communities.