Category: News

  • Pre-Elections Press Briefing by the WSR-Nigeria

    Press Briefing By the Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria The Women’s Situation Room is a process that engages women in collaboration with youth, engage and lobby key stakeholders to actively support their call for peaceful elections. We get our mandate from UNSCR 1325 which reaffirms that women must be involved in peace processes and peacebuilding. The process […]

  • Statement on the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections

    Press Release on Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections Issued: By the Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria   |  Date: Saturday, 11th April 2015 The Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria (WSR-Nigeria) is observing the elections for the Governorships and the State Houses of Assembly in nine states covering the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. The WSR-Nigeria perceived that with the announcement of […]

  • Statement by the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Flagbearer, Sierra Leone

    Press Statement on the 2012 Presidential Election – Freetown, Saturday 24 November 2012 By Julius Maada Bio Brig. (Rtd.) Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) 2012 Presidential Candidate Fellow Sierra Leoneans, on 23rd November, 2012, the Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced results of the November 17, 2012 Presidential Elections in favour of the […]

  • Statement Condemning Violence in Kono Eastern Region, Sierra Leone

    The Women’s Situation Room in Sierra Leone    |     Motto: “Peace is in our Hands”  The Women Situation Room in Sierra Leone is concerned about the violent incidents that have occurred during the campaign in Kono today Saturday October 27, 2012. The Women Situation Room unequivocally condemns such acts of violence. We call on all […]

  • Preliminary Statement on the 7th March 2018 Presidential and General Elections, Sierra Leone

          PRESS STATEMENT Freetown, 9th March, 2018 Preliminary Statement by the Women’s Situation Room-Sierra Leone on the March 7th, 2018 Presidential and General Elections in Sierra Leone Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the press. On 7 March 2018, Presidential and General elections were held in Sierra Leone. The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) […]

  • Statement on the Need for Peace During the Presidential Runoff Elections

            Press Statement Freetown, 26th March, 2018 The Women’s Situation Room- Sierra Leone (WSR-SL) Calls for Peace as we go to the Runoff Elections The Women’s Situation Room (Sierra Leone) acknowledges the lifting of the interim injunction restraining the National Electoral Commission from conducting the Presidential run-off Election on Tuesday 27th March 2018. […]

  • Statement on the Presidential Runoff Election of 31st March 2018, Sierra Leone

        PRESS RELEASE Freetown, 3rd April, 2018 Preliminary Statement by the Women’s Situation Room-Sierra Leone on the Presidential Runoff election of March 31st 2018 in Sierra Leone The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) – Sierra Leone observed the Presidential runoff elections of 31st March 2-18 and is pleased to release this preliminary statement on the […]

  • Statement on Pre-Election Violence in the Kamalo and Karene Districts

      PRESS RELEASE Freetown, 21ST FEBRUARY, 2018 The Women’s Situation Room-Sierra Leone Expresses Grave Concern Over Pre-Election Political Violence in Kamalo, Karene District, Northern Region, Sierra Leone   The Women’s Situation Room – Sierra Leone (WSR-SL) expresses grave concern over the political violence that occurred on Tuesday, 20th February 2018 in Kamalo, Karene District, Northern […]

  • Statement to Political Parties During the Women’s Peace March

    Statement read to the leadership of the two main political parties; the All People’s Congress (APC) and the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), at the parties headquarters during the Women’s Peace March on 9th November 2012. The Women of Sierra Leone remain concerned about the increasing electoral violence during campaigns all over the country as […]

  • Pre-Election Press Conference by the WSR Sierra-Leone, 2012

    Press Conference on November 15, 2012 A press conference was held on November 15, 2012 few days before the elections to update the media on activities being carried out by the women since the launch of the room in September 22, 2012. The press release was read by Her Excellency Hadja Alari Cole, an Eminent […]