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  1. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's First Northern Region Female Mayor Talks On Plans For A 'Great Makeni City'

    By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 813
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Reports/Policy Briefs90 695
  5. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
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  7. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  8. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, ActionAid Discusses Access to Justice With Rural Women

    As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 358
  9. SIERRA LEONE: UN Security Council Releases Report on Integrated Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

    The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 256
  10. SIERRA LEONE: Khadarlis to Empower Women and Children

    Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization determined to improve on the livi

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 846
  11. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's Progress in Peacebuilding, Gender Empowerment, Democracy and Transparent Government Celebrated

    Sierra Leone ‘s remarkable progress in building a peaceful society where multi-party democracy, political toler

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 466
  12. SIERRA LEONE: Civil Society has Key Role to Play in Sierra Leone's Redevelopment – UN

    Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 461
  13. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Rural Women Engaged on Access to Justice

    In commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, Action Aid International –Sierra Leone (AAI-SL) over

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 370
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  15. SIERRA LEONE: Government of Sierra Leone and UNDP hold Review and Planning Meeting in Sierra Leone

    The Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a meeting at the Conference H

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 244
  16. SIERRA LEONE: Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone Promotes Justice for Women

    Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 807
  17. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  18. SIERRA LEONE: Cord Aid, Help-SL Empower Women for Development

    Local non-governmental organization Hands Empowering the Less Privileged in Sierra Leone (HELP-SL) with support from

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 882
  19. SIERRA LEONE: ABIC Convenes Another Peace-building Training For MRU Women

    The Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 483
  20. SIERRA LEONE: Unfulfilled Promise of Free Maternal Health Care for Mothers

    Marie Musa, 37, is devastated.

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 372
  21. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's Model for Improving Maternal Health and Women's Rights (Blog)

    Continuing high rates of maternal mortality and persistent gender-based violence must be addressed through a holistic

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 957
  22. SIERRA LEONE: Human Rights Commission Trains Staff on TRC Implementation Status

    The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRC-SL) on Wednesday 7th July 2010 trained members of staff on how to pa

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 503
  23. SIERRA LEONE: 'Family Talk' Heals Old Civil War Wounds in Rural Sierra Leone

    Eight years after Sierra Leone's civil war ended, some communities have yet to come to terms with the destruction, mu

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 203
  24. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785
  25. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  26. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  27. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  28. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Developments
    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  29. Peace, Security and Development Update: Women in Security

    This report looks at the role of women in peace, security and development in Sierra Leone.

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 282
  30. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  31. Sierra Leone: Getting Reparations Right for Victims of Sexual Violence

    All victims and survivors of crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations of international human

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 081
  32. Enhancing Security and the Rule of Law: How can Gender be Better Integrated into the Priorities of the UN Peacebuilding Commission?

    A summary highlighting key themes and recommendations made during the roundtable on “Enhancing the Rule of Law:

    Tuesday, June 5, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 152
  33. Gender, Justice, and Truth Commissions

    Truth commissions (TCs) are formed to investigatehuman rights violations that occur during armedconflict or under rep

    Sunday, September 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 839
  34. Silencing Sexual Violence: Recent Developments in the CDF Case at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

    This paper traverses the history of the exclusion of sexual violence evidence in the trial against three members of t

    Tuesday, June 14, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 328
  35. Proposed Terms of Reference for the Gender Theme Group for the UN System in Sierra Leone

    The United Nations commitment to gender equality can be traced to its Charter, and numerous subsequent resolutions of

    Monday, March 15, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 341
  36. UNIFEM and Urgent Action Fund Support Peace-Building Process in Sierra Leone

    New Initiative Launched to Strengthen Capacity of Sierra Leone's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

    Thursday, April 17, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 342
  37. "We'll Kill You if You Cry": Sexual Violence Widespread in the Sierra Leone Conflict

    The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents

    Tuesday, January 14, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 335
  38. Voting for Peace, Survival and Self-Reliance: Internally Displaced Women Go to the Polls in Sierra Leone

    The May 14, 2002 presidential and parliamentary elections in Sierra Leone marked a significant mile-stone in the cons

    Saturday, September 14, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 336
  39. West Africa: Guinea and Sierra Leone: No Place of Refuge

    This report highlights that after more than a decade of armed conflict and human rights abuses there are more than on

    Tuesday, October 23, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 339
  40. Sierra Leone: Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence Against Girls and Women

    This document examines the systematic way in which rape and other forms of sexual violence have been used against wom

    Wednesday, June 28, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 340
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  42. Women and Men in Partnership in Sierra Leone:The Politics of the Future

    WOMEN OF SIERRA LEONE – IT'S YOUR PARLIAMENT TOO ! Workshops to Get More Women Successfully In

    Sunday, March 25, 2007 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 209
  43. The Danida Project in Sierra Leone

    In 2009, FAWE (The Forum for African Women Educationalists) submitted a project on Girls' empowerment in post-conflic

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 645
  44. TRAINING: GELD Ends Leadership Training for Rural Women in Kenema District

    The Gender Equitable Local Development (GELD) Programme in partnership with the Gender Research and Documentation Cen

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 816
  45. BLOG: Women Will Lose Out in Sierra Leone Election

    As the euphoria over the US elections settles, another vote (far less in the media spotlight) is taking place.

    Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 533
  46. BLOG: Exploring the Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone-What Did the Women Gain?

    The women of Sierra Leone have benefitted enormously from the establishment of the Special Court in Sierra Leone as t

    Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 624