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Liberia’s president, George Weah has declared that special prosecutor for rape will be appointed to deal with what has now been declared a national emergency.

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Mr. Weah has also declared the formation of the national rape emergency.

Not only will a special prosecutor for the crime be appointed but a national sex offender registry will be set up as well.

In a statement from the Liberian presidency, $2million is to be allocated towards efforts at fighting rape across the country.

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The Liberian president was responding to series of protests by women who have called for an end to abuse of women and girls.

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Liberia held a conference on rape and sexual abuse against women between September 8 and 9 to bring to the fore the issue of rape and develop a roadmap to fight it.

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