The story of a Sierra Leonean vegetable farmer She was just 17 when her parents forced her to become a house wife. A status she was not prepared to attain and was not even yearning to enroll into by then, but tradition decided her fate. Even to date, she detests the manner in which herContinue reading No assistance is too small to help a woman overcome inequality and raise to fame
With millions suffering from severe food insecurity in the region The second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa (2016) reveals that some 153 million people, representing about 26 percent of the population above 15 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa, suffered from severe food insecurity in 2014/15.
Despite the heat of Sierra Leone’s hottest month, James Koroma is doing the rounds of his home village visiting pregnant women, and postnatal mums and their new babies. James is a community health worker (CHW), one of an ‘army’ of 15,000 volunteers in Sierra Leone that bring life-saving health, nutrition and other services closer toContinue reading Volunteers bring health services closer to home in rural Sierra Leone
Female genital mutilation denies women and girls their dignity, endangers their health, and causes needless pain and suffering, with consequences that endure for a lifetime and can even be fatal. Sustainable development demands full human rights for all women and girls. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres