27 Marzo 2018
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Zainab Binta Jalloh was married off at age 15. Today, she is outspoken about her experience and the need for change. Image courtesy of Zainab.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone/Johannesburg, South Africa – "According to our tradition, a girl should get married when she reaches puberty," said Zainab Binta Jalloh, a 23-year-old from Sierra Leone’s Koinadugu District. She... Lire plus
14 Septiembre 2017
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UNFPA staff survey the aftermath of the disaster, which has affected thousands of households. © UNFPA/Sulaiman Stephens
Regent, SIERRA LEONE – “I saw the rocks from the hill fly up into the air,” Martha Kamara, 28, told UNFPA, describing the floods and landslides that devastated 13 areas in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, last month.... Lire plus
27 Abril 2010
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leona — Cuando una madre fallece al dar a luz en Sierra Leona, un hecho que ocurre con demasiada frecuencia, solo se escucha entre rumores: "Se rompió la calabaza". Existe la leyenda de que una mujer es... Lire plus
10 Septiembre 2014
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FREETOWN (Sierra Leona) – Fatmata Kamara, natural del distrito sierraleonés de Kambia, no pudo ocultar su sorpresa al descubrir que no tenía que llevar velas ni una linterna a la clínica cuando llegó el momento de dar a... Lire plus