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For Ayesha, a gender equality activist from Sierra Leone, fighting sexism means defying tradition. For Hibatu from Ghana, it means educating her family. Teen activists from around the world discuss feminism, frustrations and self-care: via . @NPR 

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Hawa invented a hot water & milk storage system to help new moms living in Sierra Leone, which has 1 of the highest maternal & child mortality rates in the world. Meet her & other #WomenHumanitarians  this #WHD2019 :

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mrs. Nabeela F. Tunis Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone, to Turkey

Sexual violence was declared a national emergency in Sierra Leone this year. Writer@VickieRemoe  talked to @thetake_pod  about her approach to solving the problem. Listen here 🎧: .

I recently wrote an introduction for a new collection of poems from the people at @WAYoutArts  in Sierra Leone. Check it out, pick up a copy, brilliant words from people who don’t often get heard.

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mrs. Nabeela F. Tunis Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone, to Turkey@MFATurkey  #Africa  #SierraLeone  #ForeignPolicy 

Will Pooley is a nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering at an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone during the summer of 2014. After he recovered, Will went back to work, returning to Sierra Leone to help fight the outbreak.

Will Pooley is a nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering at an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone during the summer of 2014. After he recovered, Will went back to work, returning to Sierra Leone to help fight the outbreak.

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Girl, five, is left paralysed from the waist down after her male relative crushed her spine as he raped her in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, nurses who survive Ebola return to help others

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Last year, villagers in Sierra Leone found a 709- carat diamond - which they handed to the government. They're still waiting for their promised dividend.

After finding a 709-carat diamond, these villagers in Sierra Leone gave it to government. More than a year later, they are still waiting to see the benefits.

"They would have sex with me all day and give me $0.57" This is what life is like working as a prositute in Sierra Leone [Tap to expand]

Top ten countries where people are most likely to help a stranger, 2018. 1. Libya: 83% 2. Iraq: 81% 3. Kuwait: 80% 4. Liberia: 80% 5. Sierra Leone: 80% 6. Bahrain: 74% 7. Gambia: 74% 8. Saudi Arabia: 74% 9. Kenya: 72% 10. US: 72% (World Giving Index)

Top ten countries where people are most likely to help a stranger, 2018. 1. Libya: 83% 2. Iraq: 81% 3. Kuwait: 80% 4. Liberia: 80% 5. Sierra Leone: 80% 6. Bahrain: 74% 7. Gambia: 74% 8. Saudi Arabia: 74% 9. Kenya: 72% 10. US: 72% (World Giving Index)

The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has risen to 419 & hundreds are still missing

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Thousands of people lost loved ones and are now homeless in Sierra Leone.

Charlottesville. Barcelona. Widely covered. Sierra Leone. Not so much. A catastrophic flood occurred there Monday. Worthy of our attention.

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