The Young Women Political Empowerment, Mentorship and Leadership Program

This project is building an enabling environment for young women to participate in politics by: increasing community and civic understanding of gender equality and women’s right to political participation, building young women technical capacity to mobilize resources to fund campaigns and participate in political decision-making; providing mentorship support for young women to pursue political leadership opportunities; and supporting women to build political alliances and networks across sectors and beyond national boundaries. 75 emerging women leaders from across the 15 counties of Liberia, 5 per county have been empowered and are progressing in their counties from the project.