After 14 years of civil conflict, Liberia is now at peace. However, much of the population is unemployed and lives in poverty. Many vocational training programs exist to help develop livelihood opportunities for Liberians. In 2010, the Women’s Refugee Commission partnered with a team of graduate students from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) to identify ways to strengthen these programs for displaced youth in Liberia. The team developed tools to complement our existing materials that help vocational trainers link their programs with local market opportunities.
Read more about the Women’s Refugee Commission Livelihoods Program and what we’re doing to ensure refugee women have safe access to the skills, assets and strategies they need to become self-reliant.more thumbnails previous