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Sierra Leone moves one place up the human development index but inequality and multidimensional poverty still very high

Sierra Leone has moved one place up in the latest Human Development Report from 184th to 183rd, the highest among the Mano River Union (MRU) and G7+ countries, according to the latest report launched in Tokyo and later in Freetown last week. However, multidimensional poverty and inequality remainsmore

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The Road to Justice: A Handbook for the Media on Reporting Sexual and Gender Based Violence Cases in Sierra Leone

This handbook was designed by UNDP Sierra Leone's Access to Justice Project to provide media practitioners in Sierra Leone with a step-by-step guide to reporting and publicizing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases and convictions in Court. The handbook draws on a rich blend ofmore

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UNDP Africa Human Development Report 2012

The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why dehumanizing hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, a favorable growing climate, and rapid economic growth rates. It also emphasizes that food security – the ability to consistently acquire enoughmore

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UNDP has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 1965, working in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities, contributing to good governance, peace and prosperity. A valued, trusted and reliable development partner of and adviser to the Government of Sierra Leone, UNDP’s work focuses on transformative initiatives that support the consolidation of peace and help facilitate the transition to long-term development within the framework of the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the country’s development agenda.

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