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Pregnant mothers and babies born during COVID-19 pandemic threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services

With 116 million expected births in the approximately 9 months since the COVID pandemic was recognized, UNICEF calls on governments and donors to maintain lifesaving services for pregnant women and newborns

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Marcella: ‘Media discipline is not only about resolving complaints’

In the context of discipline, it is not only about moral etiquette but it is also about quality, the packaging, rebranding, posture and the looks, said Executive Director of Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) Marcella Samba Sesay.

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Sierra Leone Lifts Ban On Pregnant Girls Attending School

Dakar — The 2015 ban was enforced with the belief that the girls would encourage teenage pregnancySierra Leone on Monday overturned a ban on pregnant girls attending school in a victory for human rights activists who had fought against it for five years.

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Coronavirus – hundreds of visitors stranded in Sierra Leone as Lungi airport is shutdown

Lungi Airport - Sierra Leone

“The world is shutting down. Places that were once teaming with the hustle and bustle of daily life have become ghost-towns with massive restrictions put on our lives – from lockdowns and school closures to travel restrictions and bans on mass gatherings. It is an unparalleled global response to a disease.

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Anti-Poro society and child rights activist attacked

Sallieu Binta Sesay

A poro society activist who is also a prominent child rights activist for the Children’s Forum Network was attacked on his way out of Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone yesterday. Reports say the group is believed to be members of the Poro Society who led the attack on him.

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FGM: Initiators Target Child Rights Anti Bondo Society

Mariama Binta Sesay

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM), which is popularly known as the Bondo society has been a tradition in Sierra Leone since the days of our forefathers and it was a taboo for men and those who have not entered it to openly discuss it until recently, when Human rights activists and Women’s Groups decided to nip in the bud and stop this age-old practice, but it is yielding no dividend as the initiators look at it as a trade that brings much respect to the initiators.

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PEN OF THE VOICELESS

“Let me commend the organizers for doing a great job.” “Thankfully, President Ernest Bai Koroma has laid the foundation exemplifying a good leadership. He has created the platform in promoting democratic good governance...

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