Your trusted place for Sierra Leone and global news
HomePosts Tagged "soweis"

soweis Tag


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

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. According

The Head of National Council of Sowei, Madam Nanda Potho in connection with the Bolima Section Chief, Pa Adikalie King Kandeh Kamara have vowed to discourage all witch

Societal Heads of the National Sowies Council in Bo District at the weekend organized a peaceful demonstration in Bo to protest against the ongoing campaign to abolish Female Genital

In marking its 40th year of operation in Sierra Leone yesterday, Plan International Sierra Leone has lauded the Sierra Leone ‘Soweis’ Council for its determination to end girl-child

Makeni, November 24 (SLENA) - Forum Against Harmful Practices with support from the Wallace Global Fund has concluded a one day consultative conference with ‘Soweis’ (Bondo society heads)

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

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