“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.”
The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents
The May 14, 2002 presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone marked a significant mile-stone in the cons
Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
This report highlights that after more than a decade of armed conflict and human rights abuses there are more than on
This document examines the systematic way in which rape and other forms of sexual violence have been used against wom
This PHR/UNAMSIL study is one of the first to scientifically document the extent of sexual violence as a result of wa
AMwA will be holding a Sierra Leone National African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI) on the theme, “Reclaim
Ellen Gruenbaum, who has conducted research in Sudan and Sierra Leone on the practice of female genital cutting and t
The International Rescue Committee is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to g
WOMEN OF SIERRA LEONE – IT'S YOUR PARLIAMENT TOO ! Workshops to Get More Women Successfully In
Women are generally overlooked in Sierra Leone, with girls' and women's education being a low priority for families.
Launched after the first muti-party democratic elections after three decades, the purpose of the Campaign for Good Go
By June 11th, 15 countries will have held their Open Day for Peace.
Human Rights Are Women's Rights using political strategies; women are gaining power around the world by Peggy Curlin.
After a decade-long conflict, Sierra Leone has many challenges ahead including improving child and maternal health.
Hawa went into labour on the evening of March 18, 2008 in a rural village in Koinadugu District in northern Sierra Le
In 2009, FAWE (The Forum for African Women Educationalists) submitted a project on Girls' empowerment in post-conflic
Some 20 women from Kono district and the Western Rural Area have received training on breaking barriers and empowerin
The 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Launches its 10th Anniversary Celebrations in with the Annual Rajiv Bendre Public Lec
Male and female Journalists drawn from the print and electronic media on Tuesday 30th November 2010 started a three d
The Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (SLANSA) will today Thursday 2nd December 2010 end two day national con
Lead implementing agency and international non-governmental organization, OXFAM, has collaborated with other implemen
The Gender Equitable Local Development (GELD) Programme in partnership with the Gender Research and Documentation Cen
Gender equality is very important to us girls and young women.
Marie thought Alfred was the one.
A non governmental organization called Hope for Children Sierra Leone on Wednesday 5th January 2011 administered free
It's been a long and difficult road for Sierra Leone to emerge from the shadows of its decade-long civil war, it's be
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the
It might surprise you to learn that the average middle class educated Sierra Leonean woman does not think about women
There have been a number of articles on the above topic with seemingly increasing frequency.
The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders conducts Capacity Building and Local Legislation and 1325 Workshops
As the euphoria over the US elections settles, another vote (far less in the media spotlight) is taking place.
The women of Sierra Leone have benefitted enormously from the establishment of the Special Court in Sierra Leone as t
The World Health Organisation recently trained the spotlight on gender-based violence, particularly in Africa, where
New legislation outlawed domestic violence and forced marriage.