“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 women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the
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 Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.
Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af
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
The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone
The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
Saidata Forna is not sure of her exact age.
Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn
As women continue to fight for their rights, the violence against women and girls still continue unabated.
A representative of the 50/50 group in Kono district has revealed that rape is currently on the increase in the area.
Police records in Sierra Leone show that after months of court appearances, Janice*, 35, dropped charges against the
Eight years after Sierra Leone's civil war ended, some communities have yet to come to terms with the destruction, mu
The term “sexual violence as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “any sexual act, attempt t
The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone's
Gender desk officer of the ministry of social welfare, gender and children's affairs in the southern