15 Year Anniversary Protecting Women's Rights throughout Covid-19 Inmates at the Freetown Correctional Centre Supporting 350 Female Detainees in Sierra Leone

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$204,290
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Goal AdvocAid's goal is to strengthen access to justice for girls, women and their children in conflict with the law, foster an increased ability for women to understand and claim rights and to empower them as active citizens. Objectives 1. Strengthen access to legal education; legal advice and legal representation for girls and women in conflict with the law 2. Provide targeted preventative legal education messages and training to groups of vulnerable girls and women in conflict with the law 3. Ensure that girls, women and children who are detained are able to reintegrate successfully into their communities after release through provision of skills training education and welfare supp... read more

Project Leaders
Sabrina Mahtani
Sabrina Mahtani
Julie Sesay
Julie Sesay
Info AdvocAid
Info AdvocAid
Rebecca Wood
Rebecca Wood
Development Intern
Development Intern
Margaret Namaganda
Margaret Namaganda
Team
Zynab B Kamara, Julia Gbloh, Joseph Bangura, Jalahan Amara Jakema, Margaret Namaganda, Joseph Morgan
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)76 605 101
Organization Information
145 Circular Road
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
+232 (0)76 605 101

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jan 14, 2022
Delivering Critical Supplies to People in Prison
Thanks to your support through this project, AdvocAid has been able to deliver crtiical supplies to women in prison during the COVID-19 outbreak, such as soap, laundry soap, buckets and sanitary pads,...
Jan 14, 2022
16 Days of Activism - ensuring mental wellbeing for women
Every year, the period between 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and 10 December (Human Rights Day) is known as the 16 Days of Activism. It...
Jan 14, 2022
Justice for a Baby who Died in a Police Cell
* Trigger Warning - the report below contains information that may be distressing to some readers On Boxing Day (26 December 2021), a 17 month old baby tragically died while being detained in a police...
 
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