Asmaa James speaks on the Dangers of Cyber Sex Among the Youths

SEX, I said it out loud. In the African context and our setting though prejudice at times is a sacred act, reserved for indoors, closed windows with thick blinds drawn.  When I was a teenager,...

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Introducing “#Another Chance” Project

In March 2020, the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE), under the leadership of Hon. Dr David Moinina Sengeh, overturned the  “ban on pregnant girls attending...

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Will Raising our boys right make gender equality more feasible?

Too many of our boys are invisible and forgotten. Each boy is important and in this race of life, nobody should be left behind. It is within this context that the first observance...

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Managing COVID-19 in Sierra Leone – Might mean a Deadlier threat for Teenagers.

Teenage pregnancy has long been a problem in Sierra Leone. In 2013 the country’s rate ranked among the ten highest in the world, with 28% of girls aged 15-19 pregnant or already having given birth...

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Asmaa James honored as 100 Most Influential Women in the World in 2019 – BBC 100 Women

Sierra Leone’s Asmaa James founder of the Black Tuesday Movement has been listed as BBC 100 Women for 2019. BBC 100 Women is a list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world who...

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In Sierra Leone a 5-year-old was paralyzed by rape. Donate to help change her life.

A five-year-old girl who was left paralyzed by rape can now move on her own thanks to an operation done in India. The Asmaa James Foundation raised  funds for the medical evacuation of Angela in...

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Orange Sierra Leone and others finance medical evacuation of 5-year-old rape survivor

The Asmaa James Foundation has been able to fundraise for the medical evacuation and treatment of a 5-year-old rape survivor previously at Aberdeen Women’s Center and Emergency Hospital. In...

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”Reflections on my journalism journey after 18 years On Air”

June marks my 18th anniversary as a broadcast journalist in Sierra Leone. I started my career as a volunteer journalist. I went through the ranks and today, I am Station Manager at Radio Democracy...

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New form of drug abuse in Sierra Leone

Today is the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations international day against drug abuse...

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Evelyn Royal Academy topped AJF first inter-secondary school debate competition

The Asmaa James Foundation held its first ever inter-secondary school debate on the use of contraceptives. Teenagers representing four different senior secondary schools debated the pros and cons of...

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