Sierra Leone: Sexual Violence declared a national emergency

Efforts by the First Lady of Sierra Leone have ushered a new beginning for women and girls as the fight against sexual violence intensified.

Rape and Sexual violence are today declared National Emergency at State House in Freetown, and calls for safe homes and DNA forensic lab.

The stance by the Government is lauded a vital component in national development by women organizations, civil society, and the media.

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