“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.”
Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.
Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.
As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P
The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com
Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
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
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo
Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr
The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
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
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150 years of colonial rule, with it came a feeling of opt
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been President of Liberia for a while now and is the first ever African woman to be elected
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Prof.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a joint Nobel Peace Prize winner as a champion for women's rights, whose steely nerves have
Some women groups marched through Abuja on Monday to demonstrate support for the fuel subsidy withdrawal by the Feder
Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that
“The goal for more women in politics is not fewer men in politics but a more equitable society.” This is