Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a leading cause of death in the countries where it is practised, with over 44,000 additional women and young girls dying each year,
Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Madam Fatima Bio during an interview in The Gambia, refused to speak against FGM because, according to her, there are more important issues like
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The
The death of one Mariatu Kamara, aged 10, in a female secret society bush at Gaindama Section, Yoni Mamaila Chiefdom in the Tonkolili District, has saw to a
Members of the Sowei Council of Sierra Leone have called on the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) to order the arrest of medical doctors and nurses performing abortion.
Religious Leaders from across the country have held a one-day dialogue session on the way forward for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at the WAYS Hall in Bo City
On the day of the 13th International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), UNICEF, UNFPA and other development partners are calling on all stakeholders in Sierra
Theme: Together, mobilizing to contribute to the achievement of the new Global Goals through the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation by 2030.
Freetown 6 February 2016 – On the day
The Term Female Genital Mutilation Violates the Rights of Bondo/Sande Women and Girls in Sierra Leone
Dear President Koroma,
As a non-partisan and non-political group of women of Sierra Leonean