“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to "
Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted
By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)
A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia
On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former
The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone
My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those
One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine
UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in
The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
Late in the afternoon on November 29, former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was removed from his prison cell in the
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to
As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi
I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.
Leymah Gbowee remembers her son asking if he could have a scrap of doughnut and having to tell him she didn't have an
As the Norwegian Nobel Committee named Liberian President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf a joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Pea
If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would
The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita
The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi
Women in the country particularly those in Buipe in the Central Gonja District have been urged to use their natural e
Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.
Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization determined to improve on the livi
Sierra Leone ‘s remarkable progress in building a peaceful society where multi-party democracy, political toler
Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition
The Canadian High Commission in collaboration with the Ghana Network for Peace building (GHANEP) has organized a two-
In commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, Action Aid International –Sierra Leone (AAI-SL) over
The endless battle against extortion, drug smuggling, sexual abuse and gender based violence - crimes that have expos
Guinea-Bissau is countering the effects of last year's unrest, and the United Nations is helping to promote security
The Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a meeting at the Conference H
If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho
Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said the educating and empowering of women in Liberia was a guaranteed way of ensurin
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc
Local non-governmental organization Hands Empowering the Less Privileged in Sierra Leone (HELP-SL) with support from
Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.
The Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f