GRIEB's COVID-19 Lockdown Initiative for Girls.

by Girls’ Rights Initiative in Freetown, Western Area Urban, Sierra Leone

GRIEB's COVID-19 Lockdown Initiative for Girls.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for millions of people, especially children in Sierra Leone.

by Girls’ Rights Initiative in Freetown, Western Area Urban, Sierra Leone

Girls' Rights Initiative for Ethical Behaviours is a people-centred, strategies and innovative response and advocacy localised organisation operating in Sierra Leone with the aims to empower vulnerable girls and women through personal and developmental advice and helps that promote and protect their interest by bringing their concern to the appropriate authorities through lobbying. This help the targeted beneficiaries achieved their potential and become self-reliance.  

With the Outburst of the COVID-19 crisis, the challenge is immense.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for  millions of people around the world, including Sierra Leone which is experiencing severe lockdowns. Although there are few hundreds of known positive cases with no reported death from the virus at the moment, life for the vulnerable children who used to roam the street for their daily survivor is very difficult since the government have declared a state of emergency without putting any practical provisions in place to assist the population.

Girls’ Rights Initiative for Ethical Behaviours want to help some of these vulnerable children to get access to free quality meals at this time of urgent need. This measure, if achieve through your generosity will discourage young girls from using their body in what we called 'Sex for Food,' the process in which hungry young girls will give themselves to older men for sex in exchange for few Leones to buy food

We also want to sensitise the public, especially children about the preventive procedures of COVID-19 and provide them with hand sanitizer and sanitary pads for their personal hygiene as we fight to eradicate COVID-19 from our society. Girls’ Rights Initiative for Ethical Behaviours is a registered charitable organisation in Sierra Leone which is funded and operated by local volunteers.

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