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  1. 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
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  2. 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
  3. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women Struggle for Political Role

    Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 678
  4. 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
  5. SIERRA LEONE: How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife

    My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 617
  6. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's women are a political force that can no longer be ignored

    Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 429
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  8. SIERRA LEONE: Women Situation Room for Launch Sept. 21

    The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 333
  9. SIERRA LEONE: A Tale of Two Sierra Leone Women in Politics: Navo & Sunkari

    The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
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  11. SIERRA LEONE: National Democratic Institute Schools Female Politicians

    Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 031
  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: Legislative Quotas - a Solution to Voter Sexism??

    Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.

    Friday, March 16, 2012
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  14. SIERRA LEONE: Women Call for Gender Equality

    As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 934
  15. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Drafts a Development Plan for the Next 50 Years

    Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150 years of colonial rule, with it came a feeling of opt

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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  16. 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
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