“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.”
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.
The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.
Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa
By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)
Women in Sierra Leone are stepping on center stage in a steady but slow pace to play their part as equal partners in
From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol
Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo
Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.
As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee
Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150 years of colonial rule, with it came a feeling of opt
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Steven Gaojia, has said that women need to be united and s
As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi
The struggle for equal opportunities for women in all aspects of Sierra Leone's socio-economic life is a
Thursday, ENCISS, a Civil Society organization, and government were in a dialogue forum on women's participation in g
The Leader and Chairman of the main opposition, Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) Mr.
A coalition of women from the four major political parties in the country has been launched by President Ernest Bai K
Oxfam International has vowed support for women in Sierra Leone to fully participate in governance.
President Ernest Bai Koroma has officially launched the All Political Parties Women's Association Serra Leone (APPWA-
The Gender Research and Documentation Centre and the Political Science Departments of the University of Sierra Leone
In Sierra Leone's highly patriarchal society, where institutionalised gender inequalities are exacerbated by discrimi
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has called on his countrymen to reflect on their history and future prospe
During the recent United Nations Sierra Leone Country Specific Configuration review meetings at the UN, Sierra Leone'
The President, Dr.
Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition
Women in Sierra Leone will today, Tuesday 8th March 2011, join their counterparts the world over to commemorate the I
The launch of Female Civil Society and Human Rights Forum (FECSOHRIF) took place on Tuesday 1st February 2011 at the
The sensitization workshop took place at the Kenema District Youth center along Reservation road in Kenema city.
Speaking at the ceremony, acting chairman of the PPRC, Roland Ade Caesar Esq.
President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen
About Twenty-three (23) countries in the world have achieved a critical mass of 30 percent women in national parliame
Speaking to Miss Harriette K.
One Hundred (100) women have successfully graduated in forestry management in Kamakwie, northern Sierra Leone after a
The Women's Leader of the People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), Madam Rosalyn McCarthy has told the Sierra
Women in the Regent community have benefited from a capacity building training on leadership organized by the 50/50 g
A section of Women in Sierra Leone have decided to hold their President right in the spotlight by taking advantage of
50-year-old Mama Yeanoh Kakpa was last week elected as the first female town chief of Mandu in the Valunia chiefdom,
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r