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The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone in collaboration with UNIPSIL Human Rights and with support from OHCHR organised its Third Annual Conference and Training workshop on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Human rights monitoring and advocacy for the District Human Rights Committees (DHRCs).
The third African Vaccination Week (AVW) will be celebrated from 22–28 April 2013 under the theme “Save lives. Prevent disabilities. Vaccinate”.
06 April 2013 UN Women in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA) and the Gender Technical Team has concluded a three day workshop in the northern district headquartered town of Makeni, aimed at improving the performance of female parliamentarians as legislators.
A burning question asked by Sierra Leone’s female parliamentarians.
Because of the multiple constitutional, traditional and religious barriers that female political aspirants and candidates encounter when running for public offices in Sierra Leone, the women parliamentarians have called for a review of the written and unwritten laws of the land that favour primarily men e.g. the Chieftaincy Act, Citizen’s Act and more urgently the 1991 constitution.
3 April 2013 | Geneva - To mark World Health Day on 7 April, WHO is calling for intensified efforts to prevent and control hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. Worldwide, high blood pressure is estimated to affect more than one in three adults aged 25 and over, or about one billion people.
Sierra Leone will conduct maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE) validation survey in April 2013. The exercise will be conducted in Port Loko District which has been one of the high risk districts in the country and will be carried out by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation with technical and financial support of WHO and UNICEF.
Security Council Resolution 2096 (2013) - 19 March 2013
26 March 2013 - Security Counsil extends mandate of Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone for final time, with operation to fully draw down by 31 March 2014.
Tenth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone - 27 February 2013
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