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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