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Women in the courtyard of a female correctional Mr Ayo, the paralegal that met and assisted Faith Inside a cell in the Freetown Female Correctional Inmates at the Freetown Correctional Centre

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$105,058
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
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
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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Sep 11, 2019
Hawa's story - Diabetes in the Correctional Centre
Police stations and Correctional Centres are often poorly equipped in Sierra Leone. Police detention cells are often overcrowded, with little or no light or access to food and water. In the...
Sep 11, 2019
Faith's story - wrong place, wrong time
It was early morning as Faith* left Bo, in the south of Sierra Leone. The city of some 180,000 inhabitants was just waking up, with people getting ready for their daily chores and dogs roaming the...
Sep 11, 2019
Mariatu and Tenneh's story - a desire to learn
In Sierra Leone, children who are on trial are incarcerated in ‘remand homes.’ As juveniles, they cannot be incarcerated in the adult correctional centres. These children remain in the...
 
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