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Felicia got arrested for not wearing a face mask 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

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$126,988
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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Jul 13, 2020
Felicia*: Arrested For Not Wearing A Face Mask
At the end of May, police took to the streets of Sierra Leone with megaphones to announce that from the 1st June it would be compulsory for all citizens to wear face masks when out in public. Failure...
Jun 15, 2020
Supporting the Right to Health
Whilst health facilities across the world are struggling to cope with the health demands of COVID 19, the healthcare of those detained is too often forgotten. In Sierra Leone, the first positive...
Jun 12, 2020
How Kadie Inspired All Of Us
When we first met Kadie* five years ago she was on trial. Kadie is a single mother and struggled with depression after having to leave her 7-year-old daughter behind. “My daughter is my...
 
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