Safer Community Consortium Sierra Leone
Salone Uman
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Founded: 2017

Credit Photos: Annie Spratt

Introduction

Salone Uman is a Civil Society Organization (CSO) that is dedicated to promoting women’s empowerment and rights through advocacy, awareness raising and capacity building, working with communities and institutions, state and non-state actors, donors, businesses and individuals to address inequality, discrimination and vulnerability impeding women’s full participation in the social, economic, cultural and political spheres of life.

SDG
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Objectives

Goal:
To promote justice and eradicate poverty through the empowerment of women.

Objectives:
- Protection and Access to Justice:

- To influence and support laws and policies that protect women against all forms of discrimination and violence and supporting girls and women victims of violence, abuse and trafficking;

- To promote labour rights, land property and inheritance rights, natural resources rights as well as health, sexual and reproductive rights.

- Education and Training:

- To promoting girls and women’s access to information and participation in education, training programmes including literacy classes and vocational training to aid employment and career development.

- Economic Empowerment:

- To promote appropriate and sustainable business development services including-business planning/counseling, legal information and advice, technical and managerial training, product design and development, savings groups and loan schemes, agro-business training.

4. Women’s Voice:
- Promote women’s participation in decision making and access and to power;
- To shift stereotypes against women and girls through Arts and the Media

Ongoing Projects

Empowering vulnerable women through self-employability skills and functional literacy training.

Contact People

Edward Steven Mungu

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Where

Documents

Empowering Communities in Sierra Leone

Other

We Strive to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Ministry of Social Welfare – Government of Sierra Leone – With the kind contribution of Causedirect

CASD-SL