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  1. SIERRA LEONE: For GBV Women Demand Justice in Sierra Leone

    The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 262
  2. Sierra Leone (S/2013/547)

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 773
  3. Pre 2015 News Archive66 149
  4. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  5. SIERRA LEONE: Building gender equality into Sierra Leone's potential

    Imagine starting a country from scratch.

    Monday, July 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 008
  6. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Gender Minister Urges Women to Expose SGBV Perpetrators

    The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 995
  7. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Targets in Sierra Leone's Decade of Hell, Now Face a Different Kind of Civil War

    Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 743
  8. SIERRA LEONE: Political Battle Wages on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Sierra Leone

    It is also quite common to see masked women (commonly called “Bondo devils”) in their traditional red and

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 695
  9. SIERRA LEONE: Bangura Rethinks U.N.'s Sex-Violence Patrol

    Zainab Bangura has taken over one of the United Nations' most thankless top positions: tackling a world's worth of ho

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 677
  10. Sierra Leone: World Court Struggles to Finish Mass Rape Cases

    The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 658
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  12. SIERRA LEONE: Charles Taylor Verdict - a Victory for Women's Rights

    The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 033
  13. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Women Want Commission

    Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
  14. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
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  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
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  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. "We'll Kill You if You Cry": Sexual Violence Widespread in the Sierra Leone Conflict

    The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents

    Tuesday, January 14, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 335
  39. Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Gender-based Violence in Sierra Leone [Excerpts from Precious Resources: Adolescents in the Reconstruction of Sierra Leone]

    Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 186
  40. Gender-Based Violence: Emerging Issues in Programs Serving Displaced Populations

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 205
  41. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  42. West Africa: Guinea and Sierra Leone: No Place of Refuge

    This report highlights that after more than a decade of armed conflict and human rights abuses there are more than on

    Tuesday, October 23, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 339
  43. Sierra Leone: Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence Against Girls and Women

    This document examines the systematic way in which rape and other forms of sexual violence have been used against wom

    Wednesday, June 28, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 340
  44. War-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone: A Population-Based Assessment

    This PHR/UNAMSIL study is one of the first to scientifically document the extent of sexual violence as a result of wa

    Saturday, January 1, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 158
  45. Sierra Leone National African Women's Leadership Institute: 'Reclaiming Our Bodies: Women's Leadership and Movement Building'

    AMwA will be holding a Sierra Leone National African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI) on the theme, “Reclaim

    Saturday, October 2, 2010 - 20:00 to Friday, October 15, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 812
  46. PANEL: Medical Anthropologist Speaks on Abolishing Female Circumcision

    Ellen Gruenbaum, who has conducted research in Sudan and Sierra Leone on the practice of female genital cutting and t

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 833
  47. Campaign for Good Governance

    Launched after the first muti-party democratic elections after three decades, the purpose of the Campaign for Good Go

    Sunday, December 31, 1995 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 216
  48. TRAINING: Journalists Schooled on Gender Based Violence Reporting

    Male and female Journalists drawn from the print and electronic media on Tuesday 30th November 2010 started a three d

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 785
  49. CAMPAIGN: In Sierra Leone, Teaching Girls How to Say No

    Marie thought Alfred was the one.

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 872
  50. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Sierra Leone's Irish alliance bodes well for women affected by violence

    The World Health Organisation recently trained the spotlight on gender-based violence, particularly in Africa, where

    Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 739