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Summary Before the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the globe had made remarkable progress in reducing child labor. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the number of children in child labor decreased by approximately 94 million…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary In mid-September 2009, the District Chief Executive in my town called me for a meeting…I was taken to the conference room and made to sit in the middle of about 50 people. They asked me if I was a lesbian, and I said no. One…
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Summary I go [to the gold processing site] at 6 a.m. and come back at 5 p.m. I have a break at lunchtime. I am very tired from it. Sometimes I buy painkillers to soothe the pain in my back and chest….I sell the gold to a buyer,…
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Whose Development? Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom Map of Sierra Leone Summary Recommendations To the Government of Sierra Leone To the …
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Summary As a patient, you have to struggle with very low self-esteem and also have to fight with negative attitudes from society … it…
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“Even a ‘Big Man’ Must Face Justice” Lessons from the Trial of Charles Taylor Summary Lessons Learned Methodology I. …
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Justice in Motion The Trial Phase of the Special Court for Sierra Leone I.Introduction II.Overview: Continuing Accomplishments and Shortcomings A.A Highly Functional Operation B.Areas Where Improvement is Needed C.Two Major External…
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Youth, Poverty and Blood: The Lethal Legacy of West Africa's Regional Warriors I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Governments of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Côte d'Ivoire To All Governments donating funds to Liberia To the…
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Bringing Justice: the Special Court for Sierra Leone Accomplishments,Shortcomings, and Needed Support I. Introduction II. Brief Overview of the Establishment of the Special Court III. Chambers A. …
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and Abuse of Girls Risks to Women and Girls in…
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April 2003                                                                                                                         Vol.15, No. 8 (A) TOGO borderline slavery Child trafficking in togo Table of Contents…
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January 2003                                                                                                                         Vol. 15, No. 1 (A) "We'll Kill You If You Cry"  Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict GLOSSARY OF …