Helen Flomo, a 19-year-old from Liberia, experienced something no mother should have to -- her young child died unexpectedly and under suspicious circumstances. Through The Carter Center and the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, she at least found the solace of obtaining answers and justice. The organizations partner to provide practical solutions to everyday justice problems in Liberia's rural areas. Through this important case, community legal advisers prevented resurgence of ethnic tension in an area enjoying peace for the first time after many years of violence.
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Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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