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Supporting 350 Female Detainees in Sierra Leone Post-prison Support for 300 Women in Sierra Leone Access to Justice for 450 Women in Sierra Leone Access to Justice for 450 Women in Sierra Leone

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$101,614
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
5
projects funded

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
Rebecca Wood
Rebecca Wood
Development Intern
Development Intern
Team
Rebecca Wood, Julie M Sesay, Sonia Macauley, Jalahan Amara Jakema
Organization Information
39 Upper Brook Street
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
0023276983150

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6490964687
Organization Information
39 Upper Brook Street
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
0023276983150

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6490964687

Project Reports

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Jun 14, 2019
Supporting women and their children in detention
In Sierra Leone, women on trial or convicted of a crime are permitted to be detained with any children they have under 2 years old. This allows mothers to continue breastfeeding their child and care...
Jun 14, 2019
Assisting Marie* and Abibatu* avoid incarceration
Incarceration is often the outcome for women found guilty of a crime in Sierra Leone. On occasion, courts may impose an alternative sentence, such as a fine, for less serious offences. However, the...
Jun 14, 2019
The on-going support needed by women after prison
Reintegration following time in prison is a great challenge for many women in Sierra Leone. Often women are disowned or heavily stigmatised by their family and community. The reality that many...
 
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