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3 October 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

Dr. Kanem is the Fund's fifth Executive Director

Epicentre of the landslide in Regent ©UNFPA Sierra Leone/2017/Angelique Reid

18 August 2017

Women and girls affected by floods and landslides in Sierra Leone receive UNFPA supplies

FREETOWN, 18 August 2017 – In response to the floods and landslides which took place on the outskirts of the Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, at the beginning of the week, 530 dignity kits were quickly prepared for dispatch to families in the devastated areas. The dignity kits, supplied for women and girls of reproductive age

11 July 2017

Contraceptives offer hope for a better future

When Aminata Kabba became pregnant last year, at 15 years old, she had no idea how difficult her life would become. “Having a child at my age was a big mistake,” she said. Becoming a mother has disrupted her...


The Services to Pregnant Girls Project supported girls that became pregnant during Ebola...
This Annual Report outlines some of the key accomplishments of UNFPA in Sierra Leone and...

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