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Introduction– Sierra Leonean women face all sorts of obstacles when it comes to setting up their own businesses. A combination of cultural prejudices and harsh economic realities join

The allegation that a member of the ruling APC party was involved in a rape scandal has been doing the rounds in both political and social circles recently.

More women in Africa enter public office, but still wield little power “If you want to be influential in the political arena, you need to influence policy,” Betty Kaari

Sierra Leone's First Lady, Sia Nyama Koroma took centre stage in Tanzania where former and current First Ladies had gathered for a summit under the theme: "Discussing investing

As you would recall, the war years in Sierra Leone claimed thousands of human lives of both civilians and gun totters of the different warring factions. Men, who

Addis Ababa 13 November 2012 – The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson,   Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is on a working visit to Paris, France, from 12 to 15

Women in Action Vocational Institute on Saturday 3rd November, 2012 held a breakfast seminar with students in a bid to train and sensitize them on how to live

Discriminatory social institutions formal and informal laws added to norms and practices that limit their social and economic opportunities, women are all fired up and they just can’t

Freetown: A three person delegation from the Sierra Leone Female Parliamentary Caucus (SLEFPAC) has updated His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on the Gender Equality Bill at the Presidential