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  1. SIERRA LEONE: For GBV Women Demand Justice in Sierra Leone

    The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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  3. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  4. SIERRA LEONE: Building gender equality into Sierra Leone's potential

    Imagine starting a country from scratch.

    Monday, July 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 008
  5. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Gender Minister Urges Women to Expose SGBV Perpetrators

    The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 995
  6. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Targets in Sierra Leone's Decade of Hell, Now Face a Different Kind of Civil War

    Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 743
  7. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 695
  8. 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
  9. 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
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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
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  16. SIERRA LEONE: Appeal: Raped by the Enemy, Shunned by Friends

    Saidata Forna is not sure of her exact age.

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 763
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Traditional, Religious Leaders Discuss Gender and Maternal Health Issues

    Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 488
  18. SIERRA LEONE: 11-Year Old Girl Impregnated by 80-Year old Man

    As women continue to fight for their rights, the violence against women and girls still continue unabated.

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 634
  19. SIERRA LEONE: Rape on the Increase in Kono

    A representative of the 50/50 group in Kono district has revealed that rape is currently on the increase in the area.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 594
  20. SIERRA LEONE: Impunity in Rape Cases Thrives

    Police records in Sierra Leone show that after months of court appearances, Janice*, 35, dropped charges against the

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 319
  21. 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
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  23. SIERRA LEONE: Sexual Violence Against Female Students in Sierra Leone: We Can No Longer Be Silent

    The term “sexual violence as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “any sexual act, attempt t

    Thursday, February 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 180
  24. SIERRA LEONE: Despite Guilty Verdicts Today, Impunity is Still the Rule

    The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone's

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 939
  25. SIERRA LEONE: "Illiteracy, Poverty Challenges to Gender Violence", says Gender Desk Officer

    Gender desk officer of the ministry of social welfare, gender and children's affairs in the southern

    Thursday, January 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 950