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Sierra Leone: Women demand funding for effective participation in elections - Concord Times
Monday, April 04, 2022
Sierra Leone: Women demand funding for effective participation in elections
Women across Sierra Leone have through a communique submitted to the Speaker of Parliament called for the creation of a Women's Fund to enhance effective political participation and to also advance the interests and concerns of women for the...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Sierra Leone: Kailahun Women Councilors Climax '16 Days of Activism' - Adopt Gender Model Family
Twelve women councilors in the Kailahun District, east of Sierra Leone, have climaxed the 2013 commemoration of '16 Days of Activism' with the official adoption of the 'Gender Model Family' as an antidote to poverty reduction, improved social...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Sierra Leone: SLSAV Promotes Women On Leadership
In a bid to promote women in leadership positions, the Sierra Leone Social Aid Volunteers (SLSAV) has concluded a one-day confab on women's participation in leadership and decision-making at local governance level. The event, which was held at the...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Sierra Leone: Proud Female MPs Assure Sierra Leone Women
Prior to their official inauguration slated for tomorrow Friday 7th December 2012, three newly elected and endorsed Members of Parliament, Hon. Mabinty Funna of Constituency 65 Tonkolili District, Hon. Mabinty Kadijah Sillah of Constituency 28...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Fighting Gender Bias Ahead of Elections
Women in Sierra Leone fight to gain more posts during the upcoming general elections in July, 2007. Women activists and leaders claim that their gender is the biggest obstacle for getting elected as there are deep rooted stereotypes and...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: CCG, Club of Madrid Implements AWLP
The Club of Madrid in Spain in partnership with Campaign for Good Governance under an initiative called African Women Leaders Project (AWLP) are presently in Freetown to implement a programmes to strengthen democracy through Women's...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Women As an Antidote to Corruption?
Sierra Leone will hold general elections Saturday with a number of significant achievements in hand, not least maintaining peace for five years To read the full news story, please visit the IPS News Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: PPRC Empowers Women in Politics
Political Party Registration Commission (PPRC) Thursday organized a two-day forum on gender and peace building in a bid to empower female politicians ahead of the July 5 local government elections. To read the full article, please visit...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Women in Local Government
As the July 5 2008, Local Government elections draw near, women's participation and representation has carried the headlines on the media and household discussions throughout the country. To read the full article, please visit the All...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: PPRC to Hold Forum on Women’s Participation in Politics in Sierra Leone
The Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) will hold a one day forum to discuss women’s participation in the electoral process and the way forward for the implementation of a women’s memorandum that calls for affirmative action that would...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Research Monitoring Salone’s Discharge of 1325 Launched
Despite the fact that Sierra Leone is a signatory to the United Nations resolution 1325 which seeks to promote and protect women in times of war and in peace yet “the strides made are not good enough.” These were the remarks of Hon. Dr...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections
The decision of whether women can stand for a chieftaincy election in Sierra Leone is being challenged here in Kono, the eastern part of Sierra Leone.But now Kono is seeing another revolution. Elizabeth Kumba Simbiwa Sorgboh Torto has declared...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: Promise of More Space for Women in Decision-making
In Sierra Leone’s highly patriarchal society, where institutionalised gender inequalities are exacerbated by discriminatory customs, one group is singing its way towards changing this. The Grassroots Empowerment for Self Reliance (GEMS),...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sierra Leone: “Give 30% Safe Seats to Potential Women” says Paramount Chief Kassanga II
The Paramount Chief of Bombali Sheborah Chiefdom has called on Politicians to ensure they give safe seats to potential women for November 2012 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council elections. Chief Kassanga II made this appeal during...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
SIERRA LEONE: Presidential Elections, 17 Nov 2012
Sierra Leone Republic of Sierra Leone Region: Africa   Description of government structure: Chief of State: President Ernest Bai KOROMA * Head of Government: President Ernest Bai KOROMA Assembly: Sierra Leone has a unicameral Parliament with...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Sierra Leone Query: Experiences with Sequencing PAR Reforms and Electoral Cycles
This report aims to assist UNDP/Sierra Leone in formulating strategies to reform different aspects of civil service, as it heads into upcoming elections. It begins with a discussion of the types of civil service reforms that may be useful, and...