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Sierra Leone launches its national strategy to reduce teenage pregnancy and child marriage! 

The inequality and vulnerability faced by women and girls in Sierra Leone is among the worst in the world. This especially the case for adolescent girls- 39% of girls are married before the age of...

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Young advocates urge Sierra Leone presidential candidates to address child rights issues for national development 

In the build up to Sierra Leone’s highly anticipated presidential debate held on the 15th February, young advocates participated in a special edition of “This Day Show” on African Young Voices TV...

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A lesson in working with high-profile influencers

We spoke to Kadi Jumu, Director of Advocacy and Communications in our office in Sierra Leone to tell us about their association with the First Lady and how her association is working to achieve our...

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Taking a Stand for Girls Like Asha and Aminatta at Women Deliver

When Asha was just 13 years old, her parents moved away, so she had to move in with her aunts in Tanzania. Because her aunts wouldn’t pay her school fees, she had to drop out of school. That same...

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