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Protecting Women's Rights throughout Covid-19 Post-prison Support for 300 Women in Sierra Leone Supporting 350 Female Detainees in Sierra Leone Access to Justice for 450 Women in Sierra Leone

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$163,197
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
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)79 193 414

Project Reports

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Sep 14, 2020
Post-prison support for Marie
Post-prison reintegration poses a great challenge for many women in Sierra Leone. Many formerly incarcerated women are disowned by their communities and face stigma from their own families upon...
Sep 14, 2020
Protecting Women's Legal Rights during COVID-19
In March this year, the Sierra Leonean government declared a 12-month long state of emergency because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting public health emergency. These new measures included...
Sep 8, 2020
Marie's Story: Detained for Non-payment of Debt
One of our recent clients, Marie*, who is 6 months pregnant, was detained for fraudulent conversion or non-payment of debt. Marie is a business woman; she buys goods from a local village and sells...
 
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