“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.”
Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin
Saidata Forna is not sure of her exact age.
President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen
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
The Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and
About Twenty-three (23) countries in the world have achieved a critical mass of 30 percent women in national parliame
Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn
Marie Musa, 37, is devastated.
In October 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 132
The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) will today commence a five-day workshop with faith-based or
Speaking to Miss Harriette K.
The German Protestant Church Development Service (EED) in collaboration with the Association for Development Cooperat
Sierra Leone's government launched a major initiative on April 27 to make health care free for pregnant women and chi
One Hundred (100) women have successfully graduated in forestry management in Kamakwie, northern Sierra Leone after a
The First lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs.
The Women's Leader of the People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), Madam Rosalyn McCarthy has told the Sierra
Continuing high rates of maternal mortality and persistent gender-based violence must be addressed through a holistic
Women in the Regent community have benefited from a capacity building training on leadership organized by the 50/50 g
Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) has expressed his institution's fears over what h
As women continue to fight for their rights, the violence against women and girls still continue unabated.
A representative of the 50/50 group in Kono district has revealed that rape is currently on the increase in the area.
A section of Women in Sierra Leone have decided to hold their President right in the spotlight by taking advantage of
A total of 20 teenage girls have benefited from a 10-day training organized by the Thorough Empowerment and Developme
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) on Wednesday 7th July 2010 trained members of staff on how to pa
50-year-old Mama Yeanoh Kakpa was last week elected as the first female town chief of Mandu in the Valunia chiefdom,
The First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs.
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Police records in Sierra Leone show that after months of court appearances, Janice*, 35, dropped charges against the
The ‘Sierra Leone National Action Plan (SiL NAP) on United Nation Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820' h
Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-
President Ernest Bai Koroma has in the most strongest of terms decried what he considered as the continued acts of se
The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr.
Eight years after Sierra Leone's civil war ended, some communities have yet to come to terms with the destruction, mu
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected president, a unicameral legislature, and a populati
The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i
The term “sexual violence as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “any sexual act, attempt t