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Upholding Constitutional Principles and the Rule of Law in Sierra Leone

On November 26, 2023, the Minister of Information and Civic Education issued a public notice announcing a nationwide curfew in Sierra Leone following an ‘attempted coup.’ This initial curfew announcement was adjusted on Monday, 27th November 2023, from 9 pm – 6 am daily until further notice. We commend the President for his statement in […]

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BEYOND BROKEN PROMISES – MAKING 2023 THE YEAR OF ACCOUNTABILITY FOR WOMEN IN SIERRA LEONE

Speech by Basita Michael Esq at the Fifty-Fifty Group Conference on March 2, 2023. Distinguished guests, friends and colleagues, greetings, I feel deeply honoured to be here among all of you today, and I am delighted to see so many esteemed mentors, colleagues, and friends in attendance. I would like to express my sincere gratitude

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Debunking The Misinformation About The GEWE Act

ILRAJ is disappointed with the final product of the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Act (GEWE), Act No. 23 of 2022. GEWE promised a great deal but delivered very little to achieve the objectives piloted by the Government. In addition to being poorly drafted, there has been a lot of misinformation and contradicting statements regarding

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