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19 August 2017
Press Release
FREETOWN, 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
Epicentre of the landslide in Regent ©UNFPA Sierra Leone/2017/Angelique Reid
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
News
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
News
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 on... Read more
27 June 2017
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
24 January 2017
News
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

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