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News Sierra Leone » Places: Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

News channel or source: https://issafrica.org/iss-today/liberia-and-sierra-leone-can-achieve-real-womens-empowerment
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Meaningful change takes place at community level because it is driven by needs and experience. If these successes can be translated into policy and plans for the country as a whole, women’s empowerment is bound to become a reality in Sierra Leone and ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/16/eu-deploys-election-observation-mission-to-sierra-leone/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

“The forthcoming general elections will be another defining moment in the country’s democratic process as a peaceful transition of power will take place for the second time after the end of the civil war”, Ms Lambert said. She added that Sierra Leone ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: UK Mining firm accused of rights abuses in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/mining/uk-mining-firm-accused-of-rights-abuses-in-sierra-leone/502533
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Voa News reported that hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili ... where the bulk of the trial is taking place in London. It's believed this is the first time a British high court has traveled overseas where ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: Local residents make a difference in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://www.wfmz.com/news/lehigh-valley/local-residents-make-a-difference-in-sierra-leone/702791231
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Herb Klotz, Chris Blechschmidt and his daughter Emilia just returned from Sierra Leone with the Lehigh Valley Professional ... they want to improve just like we all do, hope for a better place in life," said Blechschmidt. The chapter plans to return ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: In Wake of Ebola, Cash Transfers Rebuild Livelihoods in Sierra Leone

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/sierra-leone/wake-ebola-cash-transfers-rebuild-livelihoods-sierra-leone
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

February 2018—Wanday Bangura’s stall in a bustling market in the Bombali district of northern Sierra Leone is full of shoes ... on their movements and public gatherings, put in place to curb the spread of the disease. These restrictions hindered ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: Rugby Intends to Earn its Place in the Sun at the Third Edition of the African Youth Games

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096497375/Rugby-Intends-to-Earn-its-Place-in-the-Sun-at-the-Third-Edition-of-the-African-Youth-Games
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The African Youth Games will take place in Algiers from 18th to 28th July 2018 in partnership ... (F/M), Madagascar (F/M), Mauritius (M), Morocco (F/M), Namibia (M), Sierra Leone (M), South Africa (M), Tunisia (F/M), Zambia (M), Zimbabwe (M).

News Sierra Leone » Places: Sierra Leone News: Underage girls FGM/C still a norm in Kukuna

News channel or source: https://awoko.org/2018/02/15/sierra-leone-news-underage-girls-fgm-c-still-a-norm-in-kukuna/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Although there are no laws in place that prohibit Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) for women and girls in Sierra Leone, the act is still being practiced in Kukuna, Braimaia Chiefdom, northern Kambia district. In July 2016, the Ministry of Social ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: New climate-smart technologies will boost agriculture and jobs in West Africa

News channel or source: http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/new-climate-smart-technologies-will-boost-agriculture-and-jobs-in-west-afri
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

It seeks to place innovative technologies in the hands of farmers to ... will extend across West and Central Africa, from Sierra Leone to Cameroon. “This program has assigned itself very ambitious targets because West and Central deserve that.

News Sierra Leone » Places: Sierra Leone Is No Place To Be Young

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1999/02/14/magazine/sierra-leone-is-no-place-to-be-young.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 February 1999

Virtually unnoticed in the catalogue of horrors emanating from Sierra Leone's brutal civil war is the forcible conscription of children, some as young as 7 years old. Kidnapped by rebel forces or drawn into the Government's army, they are forced to become ...

News Sierra Leone » Places: ISS Today: Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women’s empowerment

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/iss-today-liberia-and-sierra-leone-can-achieve-real-womens-empowerment/ar-BBJo20w
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Meaningful change takes place at community level because it is driven by needs and experience. If these successes can be translated into policy and plans for the country as a whole, women’s empowerment is bound to become a reality in Sierra Leone and ...