Abdoulaye spoke about how she had been motivated by her mother, a housewife who had raised her and her four siblings as a single parent.
Women in Kenema have organised themselves into the Kenema Women in Governance Network seeking to empower themselves socially, economically, educationally and, most importantly, politically.
A group of women Councilors from the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone have ended a two-day learning and exchange visit to their counterparts in Kabala, Koinadugu District, in the North of the country.
At a United Nations debate in New York, Isabel dos Santos, who is currently the richest woman in Africa, spoke of the economic empowerment of African women as a key to transforming society.
Research shows that when women are involved in decision making, agreements on the environment are more likely to be ratified and projects around natural resources, such as water, are more likely to succeed.
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, on Monday marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
The Mankind’s Activities for Development Accreditation Movement-Sierra Leone (MADAM-SL) with support from CARE-Sierra Leone has in a two day refreshers training engagement built the capacities and empowered women to become entrepreneurs in Bombali and Tonkolili Districts.