#Sierra Leone

  • Article: This 709-Carat Diamond Just Sold for $6.5M – And All  Profits Will Go Back to Sierra Leone
    Citizenship

    This 709-Carat Diamond Just Sold for $6.5M – And All Profits Will Go Back to Sierra Leone

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 5, 2017

    “What’s the value of the life of a child of Sierra Leone? What’s the price of clean water?” Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    Oct. 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The first lady was the first to propose a meeting of African leaders to eradicate child marriage. Read more

  • Article: After a Deadly Mudslide, Sierra Leone Will Vaccinate Over 500K Against Cholera
    Health

    After a Deadly Mudslide, Sierra Leone Will Vaccinate Over 500K Against Cholera

    By Gabriella Canal|Sept. 7, 2017

    With limited access to clean water and sanitation, cholera could “spread like wildfire.” Read more

  • Article: A Mudslide in Sierra Leone Just Wiped Away Hundreds of Homes and People
    Environment

    A Mudslide in Sierra Leone Just Wiped Away Hundreds of Homes and People

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 15, 2017

    “The disaster is so serious that I myself feel broken.” Read more

  • Article: FGM Victims Go Under the Knife Again — This Time to Rebuild Their Lives
    Girls & Women

    FGM Victims Go Under the Knife Again — This Time to Rebuild Their Lives

    By Meghan Werft|March 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Plastic surgeons have a crucial role to play in this recovery.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Incredible Women Defying Adversity That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
    Girls & Women

    4 Incredible Women Defying Adversity That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    March 8, 2017

    From Nepal to Sierra Leone, these women are towers of resilience in their communities. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Sang ‘Bye Bye Ebola’ One Year Ago, But Is the Crisis Really Over?
    Education

    Sierra Leone Sang ‘Bye Bye Ebola’ One Year Ago, But Is the Crisis Really Over?

    Nov. 7, 2016

    There's still a long way to go. Read more

  • Article: Rocked by Ebola and Teenage Pregnancy, Two Young Mothers from Sierra Leone Share Their Story
    Girls & Women

    Rocked by Ebola and Teenage Pregnancy, Two Young Mothers from Sierra Leone Share Their Story

    Oct. 13, 2016

    Pregnancy should not hinder a girl's right to learn. Read more