“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.”
Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th
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.
Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i
Imagine starting a country from scratch.
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
Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af
From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.
It is also quite common to see masked women (commonly called “Bondo devils”) in their traditional red and
Zainab Bangura has taken over one of the United Nations' most thankless top positions: tackling a world's worth of ho
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone
My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those
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
The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres
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
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi
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
Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization determined to improve on the livi
In Sierra Leone's highly patriarchal society, where institutionalised gender inequalities are exacerbated by discrimi
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
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.