Today is African Human Rights Day. October 21st has been set aside by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights to remember all human rights and national obligations set forth in the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights.
The Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone, Brima Sheriff, the commitment of the Commission to protect and promote human rights in Sierra Leone and their dedication to support the empowerment and protection of women and girls in order for them to participate fully in the development of this nation.
“To mark this day, therefore, the protection and promotion of the rights of women and girls should be at the centre of the national development agenda”, said Brima Sheriff.
This year's commemoration marks the 30th anniversary [...]