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#AIDS2012: Addressing stigma and discrimination in Liberia

On the final day of AIDS2012, the HIV and AIDS conference in Washington DC, CAFOD’s Vicky Ahmed discusses discrimination and stigma work being done by a CAFOD partner in Liberia. This week, as CAFOD prepares to join thousands of activists, … Continue reading

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Liberia refugee crisis: a happy mood

In the early months of 2011, more than 130,000 refugees fled into Liberia to escape fighting in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Many arrived in villages like Glarlay, which were already struggling with food and water shortages. Joseph Mansaray, Emergency Response Officer … Continue reading

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Liberia: Water is a hot topic

Stepping off the plane in Monrovia this week was like stepping up to a wall of heat, and one of the first things on my mind was water. Where can I get bottled water from? Is the tap water safe … Continue reading

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Sapping heat and inspiring warmth in Liberia

Josh and Clare are travelling in Liberia as part of their Step into the Gap experience. To find out more about a gap year with CAFOD visit http://www.cafod.org.uk/stepintothegap “Out of the freezer and into the frying pan”: an indictment from … Continue reading

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Great Generation: Editor’s blog: Stepping into Liberia

My name is Josh and I am one of this year’s ‘Step into the Gap’ volunteers, taking a year out to meet CAFOD partners in Liberia and educate young people in England and Wales about the issues they face. It’s … Continue reading

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