Information by Country

Sierra Leone: Newsline

Girls’ Education Week –  Advocating for Equity in Education in Sierra Leone
Girls’ Education Week – Advocating for Equity in Education in Sierra Leone
This week Fatmata Musa Kula Sowa, 12, a high school student in the city of Bo in southern Sierra Leone, travelled to the capital, Freetown, as an ambassador for girls’ education. Read More >
Girls’ School benefits from FAWE Sierra Leone’s Successful Partnerships
Girls’ School benefits from FAWE Sierra Leone’s Successful Partnerships
The Waterloo Junior Secondary School for Girls is a very good example of a successful partnership. Read More >
Girls’ Education Week helps girls recognize their potential in Sierra Leone
Girls’ Education Week helps girls recognize their potential in Sierra Leone
KABALA, Sierra Leone, 15 December 2009 – Hawa Marrah, 12, is a pupil of the Islamic Primary School in Kabala, an agrarian community in northern Sierra Leone. Her results from the National Primary School Examination have just been published and she is one of five girls who had the best results in the district.  Read More >
“I am so proud I made it!”
“I am so proud I made it!”
Hawa Marrah, 12, is a pupil of the Islamic Primary School in Kabala, an agrarian community in northern Sierra Leone. Her results from the National Primary School Examination (NPSE) have just been published and she is one of five girls who had the best results in the district.   Read More >
Partnering for girls’ education in Sierra Leone
Partnering for girls’ education in Sierra Leone
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 8 September 2009 – Three children, all seemingly under 10 years of age, are camped around Freetown’s Cotton Tree – a historic site for offering prayers for peace and prosperity – begging for handouts. They do not go to school. Read More >
Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo urges girls to
Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo urges girls to 'change the face of Africa'
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 11 September 2008 – West African singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo recently visited a UNICEF-supported girls’ education project in Sierra Leone, where she called for stronger actions to help educate girls and lift them out of poverty. Read More >
Improved, child-friendly schools offer girls a better future in Sierra Leone
Improved, child-friendly schools offer girls a better future in Sierra Leone
KABUICHA, Sierra Leone, 11 June 2007 – Tapping the numbers on the blackboard with a bamboo cane, four-year-old Aster Kamara confidently counts from 1 to 15. It is an impressive performance and she is deservedly applauded by her classmates as she returns to her seat. Read More >
Nane Annan meets vulnerable girls in Freetown
Nane Annan meets vulnerable girls in Freetown
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 3 July 2006 – Accompanying her husband, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, on his third visit to Sierra Leone, Nane Annan visited a UNICEF-supported centre for vulnerable girls. Read More >
Sierra Leone: Partners take community education to children in rural areas
Sierra Leone: Partners take community education to children in rural areas
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 26 April 2005 – “Every child must have the opportunity to access education in Sierra Leone,” said Dr. Alpha T. Wurie, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, during the launch of the Community Movement for Education (CoME) Initiative at Rogbesse Community School in northern Sierra Leone. Read More >

 

Email icon Email this article

Printer icon Printer Friendly