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 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$186,862
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
Zynab B Kamara, Julia Gbloh, Joseph Bangura, Jalahan Amara Jakema, Margaret Namaganda
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 13, 2021
Enhancing access to justice for SGBV survivors and promoting the rights of women and girls.
Recognising and considering a history of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) when investigating and prosecuting women who commit violent crimes is a core advocacy message of our EU funded...
Sep 13, 2021
Death Penalty Abolished
On 23 July, Sierra Leone abolished the death penalty, a historic milestone for us as #AdvocAidTurns15. Since its founding 15 years ago, AdvocAid has campaigned to end this cruel practice and provided...
Sep 8, 2021
Mental Health Support
Women tend to experience mental health illnesses more frequently than men while incarcerated. Poor mental health can be a pathway and a consequence for imprisonment. In our Women Wahala Na Prison...
 
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