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1 September 2017
Dispatch
Martha Kamara at the Saio displacement site, Regent ©UNFPA Sierra Leone/2017/Angelique Reid
Regent, SIERRA LEONE, 1 September 2017- “At around 5 o’clock in the morning I left my house to go to the bakery. When I returned I saw the disaster occurring. I saw the rocks from the hill fly up... Read more
19 August 2017
Press Release
FFREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 18 August 2017 - As part of our adolescents and youth programme, UNFPA kick-started the 2017 National Girls Camp, which is organised by the Office of the First Lady. The camp... Read more
18 August 2017
Press Release
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... Read more
28 July 2017
Dispatch
His Excellency, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma turning the sod at Rokupa site, Freetown
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the UK aid (also known as UK Department for International Development – DfID) and the Ministry of Health and... Read more
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

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