Supported by Save the Children AMNet facilitates community education on the disease and its prevention through Tribal Heads, Mammy Queens, Youth and Children groups in Freetown. We identify and train community volunteers to support in the education, monitoring and making of appropriate referrals.
AMNet supported the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs in conducting the Northern Region consultation on the draft 'Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Bill' in Port Loko on Thursday, 17th of April 2014.
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as the Maputo Protocol, guarantees comprehensive rights to women including the right to take part in the political process, to social and political equality with men, and to control their...
In the first quarter 2014 AMNet trained 350 women in managing small businesses....
Coordinating responses to cases of GBV to offer maximum support for survivors and to prosecute perpetrators: AMNet trained stakeholders in Kambia district on their roles and responsibilites and facilitates agreement on refferal, reporting and coordination processes (12.-13.06.2013).
June 16th - Celebrating the Day of the African Child: AMNet supported the MSWGCA to conduct discussions about this year's theme 'harmful traditional practices' in all districts of Sierra Leone. A desk study about this subject will be published soon.
AMNet supports the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs to develop an encompassing 'Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Bill'.
After having signed a Momorandum of Understanding to ban child FGM with key stakeholders in the Western Area, AMNet now facilitats the monitoring of the ban and the development of relevant bye-laws to implement the policy.