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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
4 January 2017
Dispatch
The outgoing UNFPA Country Representative has taken formal leave of the Government and People of Sierra Leone and the UNFPA Country Office staff, to take up a new appointment as Country... 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
19 July 2016
Dispatch
The 2016 Annual Retreat of the UNFPA Sierra Leone Country Office is in progress at The Place, Tokeh Beach on the outskirt of Freetown, with all Country Office staff in attendance.   The four-day... Read more
11 July 2016
Dispatch
Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world   The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time... Read more
11 July 2016
Dispatch
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) in collaboration with UNFPA and partners celebrated this year’s World Population Day on 11 July 2016, on theme, “Investing in Teenage Girls... Read more

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