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Introducing the Concept of Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting in Sierra Leone

Last month (June 2014) UN Women and the Organization for Inclusive Development (OFID) partnered with UNFPA and the Ministries of Local Government and Finance to deliver training on Gender Responsive … [Read More]

UNICEF Sierra Leone Update April - June 2014

UNICEF Sierra Leone Update: April – June 2014

Now you can read the new UNICEF Sierra Leone Update April - June 2014 ! Inside this edition: 1)  UNICEF works to protect the community against Ebola 2)  Nationwide distribution of insecticide … [Read More]

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Capturing Women’s Voices for Sierra Leone’s Constitutional Review

“It eats us up and makes our bodies to become sickly” said Baindu Momoh of Tailai Village, Nongowa Chiefdom in the Kenema District, describing the injustices women go through every day in their lives. … [Read More]

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Day of the African Child: Strengthening Education in Sierra Leone

Today is the Day of the African Child. By 2050, 1 out of 3 children in the world will be African, but right now Africa’s children face enormous challenges getting quality education. The world’s future … [Read More]

UNICEF Country Representative Roeland Monasch together with Minister of Health &  Sanitation Miatta Kargbo during the launch of the campaign for nationwide distribution of mosquito nets

2014 Nationwide Distribution of Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets

Today is the start of the mass distribution of long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets (LLINs). During the next days (5-11 June), the entire country will be supplied with long-lasting insecticide … [Read More]

@UNICEF Sierra Leone/ Oliver Asselin: Little Amadu has a birth certificate.

Birth Certificates for Children in Sierra Leone

Today, UNICEF hands over 13 motorbikes to the National Office of Births and Deaths which is part of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone. In Sierra Leone, many children are not … [Read More]

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