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'Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process' Open for Consultation
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'Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process' Open for Consultation

October 12, 2018, by Jack Cooper

How can a fairer mineral​ system empower women and create more opportunities for us all? Global and Local Policy Dimension Briefing Documents for the European Commission and GIZ/BMZ available for consultation and feedback now

GIZ: Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process
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GIZ: Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process

Levin Sources was contracted by GIZ to conduct in-country stakeholder engagement to establish a guidance document that informs KP stakeholders in programming and implementation of the KPCS in host countries.

Is Ebola a crisis for the poor?
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Is Ebola a crisis for the poor?

April 21, 2015, by Babar Turay

The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone disproportionately affected poor people. Here is why.

What Does Life Hold for the Orphans of Ebola in Kono
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What Does Life Hold for the Orphans of Ebola in Kono

March 18, 2015, by Babar Turay

Ebola worsened the situation of many Sierra Leone orphans, creating uncertainty regarding their future.

The Youth Factor in the Fight Against the Ebola Virus Disease in Kono
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The Youth Factor in the Fight Against the Ebola Virus Disease in Kono

February 2, 2015, by Babar Turay

From contact tracing to staffing checkpoints, young people played a key role in managing the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. Here is how.

The Unheard Cry from Quarantined Homes during the Ebola Crisis
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The Unheard Cry from Quarantined Homes during the Ebola Crisis

January 20, 2015, by Babar Turay

During the 2014 Ebola outbreak, people suspected of being infected were quarantined, often to a dear societal cost.

Ebola: A Military or Medical War?
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Ebola: A Military or Medical War?

January 13, 2015, by Babar Turay

Looking into the medical and military responses to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

Ebola's Effects on Food Security and the Environment (Part 2)
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Ebola's Effects on Food Security and the Environment (Part 2)

December 22, 2014, by Babar Turay

How the Ebola outbreak is impacting hunting and gathering in Kono district.

Ebola's Effects on Food Security and the Environment (Part 1)
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Ebola's Effects on Food Security and the Environment (Part 1)

December 18, 2014, by Babar Turay

Looking into the consequences of Ebola for the miners/farmers of Sierra Leona.

The Effect of Ebola on Education in Kono
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The Effect of Ebola on Education in Kono

November 21, 2014, by Babar Turay

Looking into the consequences of long-term school closures in Sierra Leone for students and schoolchildren during the Ebola epidemic.

Ebola could be the Spark for new violence in Post-Conflict West Africa
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Ebola could be the Spark for new violence in Post-Conflict West Africa

November 12, 2014, by Babar Turay

Sierra Leone has very high unemployment figures, particularly amongst youth. The World Bank estimates that around 60% of the country’s youth are unemployed, the highest rate in sub-Saharan West Africa.

When Society Resembles a Vast Jail House
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When Society Resembles a Vast Jail House

November 3, 2014, by Babar Turay

As the world experiences a Covid-19-related lockdown, we look back at what this meant for Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak.

Ebola, Diamonds and the Survival of the Kono People
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Ebola, Diamonds and the Survival of the Kono People

October 21, 2014, by Babar Turay

An analysis of the impact of the Ebola outbreak for ASM diamond miners in the Kono District of Sierra Leone.

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