One of the biggest challenges following the Rwandan genocide was getting it classified as such. As the international community faltered and fiddled and failed to appreciate what wa... Read more
A former Irish soldier is helping raise thousands of euro for a school for deaf children in Lebanon
The Economist's Matthew Bishop described this as 'an incredibly important week' for Africa. The biggest
Concern Worldwide, Ireland’s largest international humanitarian organisation, has put out an urgent
Sarah John walked hundreds of miles with her four children (pictured) to reach the Medicins Sans Frontier
It’s early on Saturday in Freetown, Sierra Leone but the courthouse is slowly waking up. A truck rattles
The 2013 Global Hunger Index was published on Friday. It found that global hunger levels are still unacceptably
Ireland is conducting a public review of its Foreign Policy and External Relations. Below would be some
When Joseph Rahall speaks about oil plantations, you can hear the emotion in his voice and sense the
Sierra Leone is now one of Ireland’s partner countries under the Irish Aid development programme, a
Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, TD, today commended Non-Governmental Organisations
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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the former rebel group known as the M23
[BRUSSELS] Yet another round of UN climate talks begins today (November 11), this time in Warsaw, occurring
The principal rationale for prioritising help to the world's poorest is how little money it could take
Since 1990, the proportion of children under five that die each year has nearly halved. According to
Driven by its own tragic history of famine, Ireland has made tackling global hunger a top priority. It
Staff, including midwives, counsellors and security guards, at the Freetown Rainbo Centre, in the Princeses Christian Maternity Hospital, which deals with rape crises. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Rainbo Centre sign which hangs in all three centres in Sierra Leone. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Six members of a men's group in Kenema, Sierra Leone run by IRC. They are working to change men's attitudes and stop violence before it starts. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Midwife Annie Mafinda, with toys in the counselling room at the Freetown Rainbo Centre. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Safiatu Jalloh, counselor with the Rainbo Centre in Kenema. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Many Sowa, midwife at the Kenema Rainbo Centre, Sierra Leone. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Rakel Larson, United Nations Displaced Persons representative, working with Irish Aid on the Saturday Courts project. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Balogun Dixon, Chief Officer Pademba Road Prison, at the Freetown Courthouse. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Madam Julia Sarkodie Mensah, Consultant Master and Registrar of the Sierra Leone Judiciary. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
The Family Support Unit in the Kenema Police Force, pictured outside their station. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Poster on the walls of a courtroom in the Freetown Courthouse building offering socio-legal support for victims of gender-based violence. Photo: Niamh Griffin.
Joseph Rahall, Executive Director of eco-NGO 'Green Scenery', at their offices in Freetown, Sierra Leone.