15 Year Anniversary 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
$217,622
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
6
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
Zynab B Kamara, Julia Gbloh, Joseph Bangura, Jalahan Amara Jakema, Margaret Namaganda, Joseph Morgan
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)76 605 101
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)76 605 101

Project Reports

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May 29, 2022
Susan's Story - Discharged from a Murder Charge
When Susan was 31 years old, she was arrested after her co-wife died. (Polygamy is common in some parts of Sierra Leone.) She was pregnant at the time.  Susan received legal advice and support...
May 28, 2022
Supporting Babies Detained with Their Mothers
Thanks to your donations, we are able to continue providing support to children who are detained in prison with their mothers.  For example, Mariatu* is detained with twin babies. She has been...
May 27, 2022
Thank You for Helping Protect Women During COVID
Thank you for helping AdvocAid to protect women's rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Lockdowns, curfews and restrictions on business and free movement were a serious concern for the women and...
 
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