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  1. SIERRA LEONE: 11-Year Old Girl Impregnated by 80-Year old Man

    As women continue to fight for their rights, the violence against women and girls still continue unabated.

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 634
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Rape on the Increase in Kono

    A representative of the 50/50 group in Kono district has revealed that rape is currently on the increase in the area.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 594
  3. SIERRA LEONE: Women to Move for 30% Quota in Governance

    A section of Women in Sierra Leone have decided to hold their President right in the spotlight by taking advantage of

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 905
  4. SIERRA LEONE: Tedewosil Trains Young Girls on Human Rights Issues

    A total of 20 teenage girls have benefited from a 10-day training organized by the Thorough Empowerment and Developme

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 558
  5. SIERRA LEONE: Human Rights Commission Trains Staff on TRC Implementation Status

    The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) on Wednesday 7th July 2010 trained members of staff on how to pa

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 503
  6. SIERRA LEONE: Bo District Elects New Female Chief

    50-year-old Mama Yeanoh Kakpa was last week elected as the first female town chief of Mandu in the Valunia chiefdom,

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 453
  7. SIERRA LEONE: First Lady Describes Sierra Leone as a Progressive Democracy

    The First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs.

    Friday, July 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 428
  8. Community-Based Reintegration of War-Affected Young Mothers: Participatory Action Research (PAR) in Liberia, Sierra Leone & Northern Uganda

    During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 707
  9. SIERRA LEONE: Impunity in Rape Cases Thrives

    Police records in Sierra Leone show that after months of court appearances, Janice*, 35, dropped charges against the

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 319
  10. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Launches National Action Plan

    The ‘Sierra Leone National Action Plan (SiL NAP) on United Nation Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820' h

    Monday, June 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 349
  11. AFRICA: After Success at Home with UN, Sierra Leonean Police Officer Helps Women in Darfur

    Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 224
  12. SIERRA LEONE: Koroma Slams Violence Against Women as He Unveils Country's Action Plan

    President Ernest Bai Koroma has in the most strongest of terms decried what he considered as the continued acts of se

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 225
  13. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Launches National Action Plan and Hosts Open Day on Women, Peace and Security

    The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr.

    Tuesday, June 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 204
  14. SIERRA LEONE: 'Family Talk' Heals Old Civil War Wounds in Rural Sierra Leone

    Eight years after Sierra Leone's civil war ended, some communities have yet to come to terms with the destruction, mu

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 203
  15. Women, Peace and Security: Examining the Impact of Resolution 1325 on UN Disarmament and Demobilization Programs

    Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 784
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  17. Sierra Leone Country Report on Human Rights Practices

    Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected president, a unicameral legislature, and a populati

    Friday, March 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 001
  18. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785
  19. SIERRA LEONE: Sexual Violence Against Female Students in Sierra Leone: We Can No Longer Be Silent

    The term “sexual violence as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “any sexual act, attempt t

    Thursday, February 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 180
  20. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  21. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  22. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  23. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  24. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  25. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  26. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  27. SIERRA LEONE: Female MPs Excels in Commonwealth Politics

    The Sierra Leone delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has received showers

    Thursday, July 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 921
  28. Women's Political Participation and Influence in Sierra Leone

    Gender relations in Sierra Leone are extremely unequal and Sierra Leonean women face high levels of exclusion, violen

    Sunday, June 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 851
  29. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Peace & Security: Actualising UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Sierra Leone

    In war, men more often than not suffer only one consequence-death.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 927
  30. SIERRA LEONE: Women Access Power, Vote by Vote

    In Kailahun, Sierra Leone, the poorest region in the world's poorest country, women are trying to effect change on th

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 932
  31. SIERRA LEONE: Despite Guilty Verdicts Today, Impunity is Still the Rule

    The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone's

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 939
  32. SIERRA LEONE: "Illiteracy, Poverty Challenges to Gender Violence", says Gender Desk Officer

    Gender desk officer of the ministry of social welfare, gender and children's affairs in the southern

    Thursday, January 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 950
  33. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  34. Report: Strategic Gender and Security Reform Training for National Stakeholders in Sierra Leone

    This report highlights deliberations during the four trainings and is accordingly structured in four parts: the first

    Wednesday, October 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 934
  35. Peace, Security and Development Update: Women in Security

    This edition is focused on the role of women in Sierra Leone's security sector.

    Saturday, March 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 996
  36. Peace, Security and Development Update: Women in Security

    This report looks at the role of women in peace, security and development in Sierra Leone.

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 282
  37. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  38. Sierra Leone: Getting Reparations Right for Victims of Sexual Violence

    All victims and survivors of crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations of international human

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 081
  39. Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Sierra Leone: Mapping Challenges, Responses and Future Entry Points

    From July 4th-14th 2006, International Alert conducted a mapping of the incidence of GBV and the programmes that are

    Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 982
  40. Enhancing Security and the Rule of Law: How can Gender be Better Integrated into the Priorities of the UN Peacebuilding Commission?

    A summary highlighting key themes and recommendations made during the roundtable on “Enhancing the Rule of Law:

    Tuesday, June 5, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 152
  41. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: Ten Case Studies (Volume 1)

    This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 457
  42. Gender, Justice, and Truth Commissions

    Truth commissions (TCs) are formed to investigatehuman rights violations that occur during armedconflict or under rep

    Sunday, September 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 839
  43. Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming Work and impact of United Nations Assistance Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL): Final Report prepared for DPKO

    This report responds to a request, by the gender adviser of DPKO Headquarters, for an evaluation of UNAMSIL's gender

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 366
  44. Silencing Sexual Violence: Recent Developments in the CDF Case at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

    This paper traverses the history of the exclusion of sexual violence evidence in the trial against three members of t

    Tuesday, June 14, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 328
  45. Engendering (In)security in Peace Support Operations

    This article contributes towards ongoing debates on gender, security and post-conflict studies.

    Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 907
  46. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security; Policing with Compassion

    She is a beacon of hope for the aspiring women of Sierra Leone. Senior Assistant Commissioner Kadi K.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 454
  47. Proposed Terms of Reference for the Gender Theme Group for the UN System in Sierra Leone

    The United Nations commitment to gender equality can be traced to its Charter, and numerous subsequent resolutions of

    Monday, March 15, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 341
  48. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  49. From Combat to Community: Women and Girls of Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone ended its national disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) program in December 2003.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 181
  50. UNIFEM and Urgent Action Fund Support Peace-Building Process in Sierra Leone

    New Initiative Launched to Strengthen Capacity of Sierra Leone's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

    Thursday, April 17, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 342