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

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$183,668
raised on GlobalGiving
8
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
Rhiannon Davis, Lydia M Kembabazi, Suna Tucker, 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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May 17, 2021
Hawa's Story
Hawa* is a young Muslim woman who runs a small kiosk business. One day as she travelled into town she was stopped by the police who asked why she was not wearing a mask. She tried to explain that with...
May 11, 2021
MK's Story
In 2003, MK* (name protected for her privacy) was arrested and detained in Sierra Leone, for the murder of her stepdaughter. Between 2003 and the beginning of her trial in March 2005, MK received no...
May 7, 2021
Independence Day Celebrations
To mark the significance of Sierra Leone’s Independence Day as well as AdvocAid’s 15 Year Anniversary, AdvocAid celebrated with the women at Freetown Correctional Centre.  The Vice...
 
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