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AFRC Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
APC All People's Congress
CAT Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
CCP Commission for the Consolidation of Peace
CCSSP Commonwealth Community Safety and Security Project
CDC Centers for Disease Control
CDF Civil Defense Forces
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    CMRRD Commission for the Management of Strategic Resources, National Reconstruction and Development

C. O. Commanding Officer
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child
DDR Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Program
DFID Department for International Development, United Kingdom
ECOMOG Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group
ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States
EIDHR European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights
E.U. European Union
GDP Gross Domestic Product
HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficieny Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ICC International Criminal Court
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
ICTR International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
ICTY International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
IMATT International Military Advisory and Training Team
IRC International Rescue Committee
FAWE Forum for African Women Educationalists
MSF Médecins Sans Frontières
NPFL National Patriotic Front of Liberia
OAU Organization of African Unity
OFR Operation Focus Relief
OHCHR Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
PHR Physicians for Human Rights
RUF Revolutionary United Front
SBU Small Boys Unit
SCSL Special Court for Sierra Leone
SLA Sierra Leone Army
SLP Sierra Leone Police
SLPP Sierra Leone People's Party
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
TRC Truth and Reconciliation Commission
UNAMSIL United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNOMSIL United Nations Observer Mission in Sierra Leone
USAID United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
VRF Vasico-rectal Fistula
VVF Vasico-vaginal Fistula
WHO World Health Organization

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