Posts tagged "sierra leone"

A New Book Tells The Tale Of A Sierra Leoneon Woman Who Survived Against All Odds

I barely knew that there was a civil war in Sierra Leone until it was declared over in 2002. I remember seeing an episode of “Oprah” about the horrors women…

Ami Angelowicz | November 2, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Sierra Leone Offers Scholarships To Virgins

In an attempt to combat teen pregnancy in a country with one of the highest rates, Sierra Leone is offering scholarships to girls who remain virgins. In the West African…

Leonora Epstein | June 17, 2009 - 12:30 pm