All-female legal group fights for women, girls in Sierra Leone
In Sierra Leone, an all-female group of lawyers provides legal protection pro bono for young women and girls at risk
2nd African soccer executive asks for urgent meeting
A second member of the Confederation of African Football's ruling executive committee has called for an urgent meeting, this time to restore order after sharp divisions were exposed at the top of the governing body.Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone wrote to her executive committee colleagues on Saturday to ask that ...
Sierra Leone president declares rape a national emergency
Sierra Leone's president has declared a national emergency over rape and sexual violence, saying perpetrators are getting younger and their acts more violent.In a keynote address on Thursday, President Julius Maada Bio said hundreds of cases of rape and sexual assault are reported each month in the West African nation ...
‘I want to just hug him’: Mother reconnects with stranger who brought her daughter from Sierra Leone to US 15 years ago
A mother reconnects with the stranger who helped her 5-year-old daughter travel from Sierra Leone to the U.S., 15 years later
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