Advocacy

Tuesday 13 October 2020

No innocence, No Girlhood—New pathways to safeguard girl moms in Sierra Leone: By Vickie Remoe, Save The Children Sierra Leone Girls Ambassador

Childhood is a time of innocence, but there are no innocent girls in Sierra Leone: Gal pikin im smol wan no de. 

This idiom captures cultural values and perceptions about girlhood in Sierra Leone. It fuels harmful practices against girls that make them victims of sexual violence, underage pregnancy, and child marriage. 

Monday 12 October 2020

TV Host Vickie Remoe is new Girl Ambassador for Save the Children Sierra Leone

Save the Children Sierra Leone launches National Girls Week 2020 by introducing Girl Ambassador, Vickie Remoe, Girls advocate, entrepreneur, TV host and multimedia storyteller. 

Vickie has made it her life’s work to use her platform to raise awareness on issues affecting girls and women with the goal of igniting social change. 

Monday 28 September 2020

"SEXUAL RIGHTS" A poem by Alex Michael Sesay

At the Murray Town App Club Launch, 18 year old Alex Sesay read a poem he wrote on sexual rights for girls. Alex is one of the twenty champions trained under the Danish TV project to promote adolescent sexual health rights using the Game App.

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Save Our Education meeting calls on governments, partners and donors to wake up and do something to ensure education for all children

 

Freetown, Sierra Leone.

On Tuesday 14 July 2020, Save the Children held a virtual side event to the High-level Political Forum, Save our Education.

Monday 13 July 2020

Over 900 adolescents play “Mi bodi nar mi rayt” Game Application

 

In the first four weeks of its roll out, Save the Children’s Game Application on adolescent sexual reproductive health “Mi bodi nar mi rayt” (My body, my rights) has reached nine hundred and fifty-three (953) adolescents; 557 girls and 396 boys - in all four Danish TV-"Mek wi tok bot Mammie en Daddy Biznes" project communities.

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