Visiting UN Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Madam Jaha Dukureh Visiting UN Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Madam Jaha Dukureh

UN Goodwill Ambassador praises Liberia’s Cultural Value Featured

The visiting UN Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Jaha Dukureh, has praised Liberia’s cultural values and tradition.

According to Madam Dukureh, Liberia, like the rest of Africa, has a rich culture that the rest of the world envies.”

But Madam Dukureh underscored the need for abolition of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) from the practice of Liberian culture.

She said the good thing about Liberian culture can be kept but not ones that promote violence against women.

Speaking on Sunday, November 20, 2022 after being honored by the National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia, Madam Dukureh, a Gambian National and FGM survivor, pointed out that Arica does not need the West to ad vise it about cultural practices, but African themselves.

Meanwhile, she pledged to work with the Traditional Council and UN Women Liberia to ensure that violence is kept out of Liberian culture.

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