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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Increasing Access to Justice
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2023–March 31, 2025
  • Location Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Geographic Focus Sierra Leone

About this grant

Founded in 2006, AdvocAid is a human rights organization that provides holistic justice services to women and girls in Sierra Leone using a legal empowerment approach. Past support has allowed the grantee to provide justice services to over 2,000 women and girls in Sierra Leone. The grantee has also launched a scholarship program to encourage more women to become lawyers in Sierra Leone. This grant will allow AdvocAid to continue its justice services to poor and marginalized women and girls in Sierra Leone under its 2021-25 strategy which prioritizes access to justice.