VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
In Liberia, taking the problem of domestic violence to the president
March 16, 2012 by Susan Dentzer
|President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia Photo: Center for Global Development|
Six out of every 10 women who seek assistance from the International Rescue Committee in West Africa do so because of domestic violence. Journalist and IRC Overseer Susan Dentzer is there as a member of an IRC commission that is working to raise awareness of this terrible problem and explore possible solutions.