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11 October 2019
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GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!       Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has... Read more
8 October 2019
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 “I have always been interested in volunteering and first heard about the National Youth Service Corps Volunteers in Nigeria and Kenya. I discovered in 2018, that a National Youth Service was set up... Read more
1 October 2019
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MAKENI, Sierra Leone, 1 October 2019 - A shortage of qualified professional health staff and limited capacities in training institutions are identified as key challenges in the health sector in... Read more
24 September 2019
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MAKENI, Sierra Leone, 3 September 2019 - Sierra Leone has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the world (1,165 deaths per 100,000 live births). Poor accessibility and low utilisation of... Read more
19 September 2019
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By Marion Mbiyu   Every year, a large number of adolescent girls in Sierra Leone are forced into early marriages and drop out of school to become housewives and young mothers at an early age. Due to... Read more
17 September 2019
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 17 September 2019 – The newly constructed Rokupa Hospital was opened today by His Excellency the Vice President Dr. Juldeh Jalloh. Rokupa Hospital is a comprehensive emergency... Read more
12 September 2019
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KOINADUGU, Sierra Leone,  August 2019 - “As a young mother, I want to be a good role model for young people in my community” said Kulako Marah after attending the Bambukoro community learning centre... Read more
11 September 2019
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The Story of Kadiatu   Oh Kadiatu, my friend. She was the brightest at our level and she was as innocent as the heavens.  But that did not stop Papa Abu at age 57 to ask for her hand in marriage as... Read more
3 September 2019
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 22 August 2019 - In Sierra Leone, approximately 70 per cent of the 2.7 million young people aged 15-35 are underemployed or unemployed. An estimated 800,000 youth are actively... Read more
29 August 2019
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The Sierra Leone National Population Policy which focuses on six priority areas is launched   FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 28 August 2019 – The National Population Policy which aims to improve the quality... Read more

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