Building feminist lawyers in Sierra Leone Inmates at the Freetown Correctional Centre Supporting 350 Female Detainees in Sierra Leone Post-prison Support for 300 Women in Sierra Leone

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$240,822
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
7
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
Info AdvocAid
Info AdvocAid
Rebecca Wood
Rebecca Wood
Development Intern
Development Intern
Margaret Namaganda
Margaret Namaganda
Team
Margaret Namaganda, Juliet M Kaikai, Joseph Bangura, Jalahan Amara Jakema, Margaret Namaganda, Joseph Morgan
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)74836789
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)74836789

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Feb 1, 2023
Meet the Go Bifo Women's Association
As part of AdvocAid’s post-prison support programme, we have worked with formerly incarcerated women to form a support network called ‘Go Bifo’ (meaning ‘moving...
Jan 24, 2023
Women who are detained have a friend in AdvocAid
[Trigger Warning: this story contains details of a violent relationship] This is a story about a lady called Hickmatu. Her husband is physically and verbally abusive to her, and when she defends...
Jan 18, 2023
Justice delayed is justice denied
“Justice delayed is justice denied” is a story for many Sierra Leonean women convicted of a crime, having to wait very long periods for justice.  AdvocAid offers legal empowerment...
 
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