21 juillet 2012 - D’après des enquêtes réalisées par la Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC - Commission anti-corruption de Sierra Leone), les hôpitaux publics et les dispensaires du pays sont confrontés à une grave pénurie de médicaments destinés au programme de soins médicaux gratuits.

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Le verdict de culpabilité prononcé contre l'ancien président du Liberia, Charles Taylor, par la Cour spéciale pour la Sierra Leone appuyée par les Nations Unies, est une victoire pour les enfants enrôlés et utilisés dans des conflits, et il servira d'avertissement aux dirigeants en temps de guerre et autres seigneurs de la guerre, a déclaré aujourd'hui l'UNICEF.

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18 December 2012 - Campaigns to lower the rate of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Sierra Leone are having some impact, but efforts to ban the practice have failed thus far,

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6 December 2012 - Sierra Leone’s diamonds fuelled the 1991-2002 civil war, and are now boosting economic growth, but at the same time they are keeping thousands of children out of school.

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27 novembre 2012 - The new government is responding positively to health workers and youth groups who have long called for a change in the 1861 law banning abortion except in exceptional circumstances.

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22 November 2012 - In Bo, central Sierra Leone, maternal mortality rates have dropped 61 percent since 1990 thanks to cost-free 24/7 emergency obstetric care and an efficient ambulance service and referral system.

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20 November 2012 - Children and youth are among the most vulnerable groups affected by violence in armed conflict or massive abuses of repressive regimes.

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15 November 2012 -  Sierra Leone goes to the polls on November 17 and is making a recovery ten years after the civil war. But former child soldiers still suffer from trauma and their surviving victims are still waiting for compensation.

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16 October 2012 - Dandling her malnourished baby at a clinic in a Freetown slum, a Sierra Leonean mother says she has never heard of exclusive breastfeeding, but observes `banfa’ - a traditional practice where women abstain from sex as long as they are breastfeeding because they believe that sex during that period endangers the child’s health.

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18 July 2012 - State hospitals and health clinics across Sierra Leone are facing severe shortages of drugs that should be supplied under the free healthcare programme LINK because practitioners are diverting them for private sale, investigations by the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) show.

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