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AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$119,660
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Goal AdvocAid's goal is to strengthen access to justice for girls, women and their children in conflict with the law, foster an increased ability for women to understand and claim rights and to empower them as active citizens. Objectives 1. Strengthen access to legal education; legal advice and legal representation for girls and women in conflict with the law 2. Provide targeted preventative legal education messages and training to groups of vulnerable girls and women in conflict with the law 3. Ensure that girls, women and children who are detained are able to reintegrate successfully into their communities after release through provision of skills training education and welfare supp... read more

Project Leaders
Sabrina Mahtani
Sabrina Mahtani
Julie Sesay
Julie Sesay
Info AdvocAid
Info AdvocAid
Rebecca Wood
Rebecca Wood
Development Intern
Development Intern
Team
Rebecca Wood, Julie M Sesay, Sonia Macauley, Jalahan Amara Jakema
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)79 193 414

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6490964687
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)79 193 414

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6490964687

Project Reports

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Mar 10, 2020
Hannah's release
Years ago, AdvocAid met Hannah*: a then 12 year old girl arrested for defending herself in a fight with a much older woman. It took the court two years before eventually sentencing Hannah to 25 years...
Mar 10, 2020
Connecting Mariatu with her family
One of AdvocAid's pillars of support is tracing family that incarcerated women would not otherwise be able to reach out to. Even though police stations and correctional services have a duty to inform...
Mar 10, 2020
Go Bifo!
Many times when the women we work with get released from prison, they find it difficult to return to their pre-prison life. Even if family and friends do embrace them with open arms, they may...
 
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