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11 July 2017
Feature Story
PUJEHUN/BUEDU, Sierra Leone – 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... Read more
4 July 2017
Press Release
  FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 4 July 2017 – Investing in family planning was the main theme that ran throughout the satellite event held today in the run up to World Population Day, which is celebrated... Read more
27 June 2017
In the News
The horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa came to an end one year ago. The crisis left over 3,900 Sierra Leoneans dead and health systems in disarray – yet the true toll of the epidemic has been... Read more
31 May 2017
Statement
Dr. Kim E. Dickson, UNFPA Representative in Sierra Leone Speech at the “Launch of the health sector annual MDSR Report”  Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 0830  Miatta Conference Hall, Youyi Building,... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
New York, 8 March 2017   Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted... Read more
6 February 2017
Press Release
Globally, more than 200 million girls and women in 30 countries have been subjected to female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C). Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of FGM/C worldwide,... Read more
30 January 2017
Dispatch
As part of our Adolescents and Youth programmes, UNFPA supports the annual National Girls Camp organized by the Office of the First Lady. The camp targets girls aged 10 – 19, providing them with... Read more
24 January 2017
Dispatch
Sierra Leone’s 2015 Population and Housing Census report was officially launched by the President of the Republic His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, on Friday 21 December 2016 at State House. The... Read more
19 August 2016
Dispatch
Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was created 70 years ago in the ashes of the Second World War. And due to... Read more
10 August 2016
Dispatch
The report of the 2nd Multi-Year Annual Survey to monitor programme effectiveness of the DFID-supported 'Improving Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health' (IRMNH) programme in Sierra Leone, was... Read more

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