Seventy initiators into the “Bondo” (Female Genital Mutilation-FGM) secret society called “Soweis” in local parlance in Tonkolili district northern Sierra Leone, have over the weekend handed over their
Defends Adult Bondo Women's Rights to their Bodies
The 2017 edition of the annual ECOWAS First Ladies Conference has ended in Niamey, Niger on 5th October 2017. Sierra Leone
In order to break the chain of transmission of the Ebola viral disease, the western area Soweis council in communities in the Western Area identified as Ebola hot
Mariama Sorbia was about 14 years of age and living in Kenema when a man married with two wives told Mariama's parents that he wanted to initiate her into
More than twenty years ago, circa 1994, I was sitting in a small seminar room in the heart of London, with about ten or so other people. The
The Bondo Secret Society is one of the customary and traditional heritages of the current generation of Sierra Leoneans.
The Bondo Secret Society has a very long history, and
Pastor Emmanuel Tommy Kowa of Household of Faith Christian Fellowship Church, Talia Yobeco Village, Bonthe District, South Province, Sierra Leone on 12th November, 2011 at around 2:00 a.m.
Out of twenty five initiated in a Bondo society, it is revealed that two cousins Fatmata Sesay age 15 and Marie Sesay age 16 have died in the
Every year , when it is time for schools to close down for the holidays little huts are erected at the backyards of senior members of the Bondo