Benetech and the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Benetech Analyzes Human Rights Data for the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission A Guest Beneblog post by Kristen Cibelli Our team at the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) has recently concluded a three-year project with Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission to help clarify Liberia's violent history. The report is included as an annex to the TRC’s Final Report released on July 1 in Monrovia, Liberia.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Before her historic flight, Jemison served as a Peace Corps Medical Officer in Sierra Leone and Liberia, where she oversaw the medical system that serviced Peace Corps and U.S. She's a transgender teen and internet star whose story and spirit have inspired millions of people , including her peers, to better understand what it means to be transgender in today's society. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Women Activists Profiled by Mariane Pearl in Glamour

Have Fun - Do Good

Liberia: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia, and Africa's first elected female head of state. United States: Dr. Angela Diaz, the Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center in East Harlem, who went to the Center as a teen. Amidst articles about "How to lose the last 10 pounds", "DIY tips for celeb-sexy hair" and "3 random ways to boost your sex drive," Glamour has been running a series about women activists since summer 2006.