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  1. SIERRA LEONE: Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone Promotes Justice for Women

    Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 807
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Appeal: Raped by the Enemy, Shunned by Friends

    Saidata Forna is not sure of her exact age.

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 763
  3. SIERRA LEONE: Gender and Women's Leadership Institute for 50/50

    President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 678
  4. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  5. SIERRA LEONE: Cord Aid, Help-SL Empower Women for Development

    Local non-governmental organization Hands Empowering the Less Privileged in Sierra Leone (HELP-SL) with support from

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 882
  6. SIERRA LEONE: ABIC Convenes Another Peace-building Training For MRU Women

    The Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 483
  7. SIERRA LEONE: The Unfinished Revolution: Getting the Balance Right in Sierra Leone's House of Parliament

    About Twenty-three (23) countries in the world have achieved a critical mass of 30 percent women in national parliame

    Friday, November 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 489
  8. SIERRA LEONE: Traditional, Religious Leaders Discuss Gender and Maternal Health Issues

    Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 488
  9. SIERRA LEONE: Unfulfilled Promise of Free Maternal Health Care for Mothers

    Marie Musa, 37, is devastated.

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 372
  10. Internalizing Resolution 1325: Evaluating the Implementation in Sierra Leone and Timor-Leste

    In October 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 132

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 950
  11. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Sierra Leone

    Madam Chair

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 983
  12. SIERRA LEONE: A Place for Women in Sierra Leone's Military

    A woman took position alongside male soldiers at the graveside of a fallen colleague.

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 207
  13. SIERRA LEONE: A Place for Women in Sierra Leone's Military

    A woman took position alongside male soldiers at the graveside of a fallen colleague.

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 227
  14. SIERRA LEONE: UNFPA Partners FBOs to Promote Gender Equality

    The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) will today commence a five-day workshop with faith-based or

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 168
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  16. SIERRA LEONE: 'No Threat to Peace' - EED's Shecku Mansaray

    The German Protestant Church Development Service (EED) in collaboration with the Association for Development Cooperat

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 138
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Launches Free Health Care for Women and Children

    Sierra Leone's government launched a major initiative on April 27 to make health care free for pregnant women and chi

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 099
  18. SIERRA LEONE: 100 Women Receive Training in Forestry Management

    One Hundred (100) women have successfully graduated in forestry management in Kamakwie, northern Sierra Leone after a

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 005
  19. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, First Lady Explains 'WISH' Project

    The First lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs.

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 972
  20. SIERRA LEONE: APC Has Failed PMDC & Sierra Leone Women

    The Women's Leader of the People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), Madam Rosalyn McCarthy has told the Sierra

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 931
  21. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's Model for Improving Maternal Health and Women's Rights (Blog)

    Continuing high rates of maternal mortality and persistent gender-based violence must be addressed through a holistic

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 957
  22. SIERRA LEONE: 50-50 Trains Women On Leadership

    Women in the Regent community have benefited from a capacity building training on leadership organized by the 50/50 g

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 721
  23. SIERRA LEONE: Wide Gender Gap Worries HRC

    Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) has expressed his institution's fears over what h

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 722
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  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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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  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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