Campaigning in Sierra Leone

Summary

We're campaigning for teenage mothers to survive, learn and be protected. Child mothers or ‘teenage pregnancy’ are socially unwelcome in Sierra Leone and are reported to be the greatest cause of exclusion for many girls, especially those living in rural areas. 

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