About Economic Empowerment and Human Rights Sierra Leone
The Economic Empowerment and Human Rights Sierra Leone focuses on the promotion, protection and the advancement of Women and girl’s rights in rural communities in Sierra Leone and the involvement of Communities, with special focus on the International Convenient on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The organization is formed exclusively for charitable purposes in general and more specifically to promote the principle of Human Rights, EEHRSL work on Women and the Poor Access to Land, Good Governance and Democracy, Gender Equity, Provide Social Welfare, Justice and Humanitarian response, Eradicating Early Child Marriage/FGM and Teenage Pregnancy, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV/AIDS, Education (Primary and Secondary Education), Vocational and Life Skills development Training, Water Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Our mission is to provide a comprehensive range of services that is accessible and safe to women and children by: 1. Inspiring and mentoring women to embrace their power, purpose and value and to take responsibility for their relationships. 2. Promoting women’s economic empowerment. 3. Enhancing women’s voice in decision making, leadership and peace building. 4. Ending violence against women and girls. 5. Promoting women and girls social welfare and environmental concern. 6. Improving women’s skills for sustainability. 7. Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women as effective ways to combat poverty, hunger and disease and to stimulate development that is truly sustainable. 8. Working in partnership with organisations that advocate ending violence against women and children 9. Establishing through research, a best practice intervention model to challenge and end early child marriages. 10. Promoting research and advocacy on gender-based violence in order to influence policy makers and society in general.
The Economic Empowerment and Human Rights Sierra Leone, is fully commitment to TAP Network partnership terms and condition, and to the implementation of the SDG 16 towards transparency and accountability for the 2030 agenda, by Promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, access to justice for all and build effective institutions at all levels in Sierra Leone
At EEHRSL, this begins by understanding the current state. Mapping existing material topics, interventions priorities and commitments to the SDGs, down to the target, or even indicator, level. If we are to achieve the 2030 Agenda, EEHRSL need ambitions that exceed current commitments. Our greatest opportunities are to mitigate negative impacts and maximize positive impacts and use the organisations expertise to drive innovation and materiality assessments to aid in this process. These become the priority of SDGs for EEHRSL, its entry point to the 2030 Agenda. Our priorities are contributed to decentralisation in Sierra Leone, address poverty reduction, as well as the attainment of sustainable development goals SDG 16. With our ambition to advance a win-win solution, EEHRSL embed its action plan into a long-term organisational goal, this includes consistency in messaging and implementation. The implementation of these actions and goals will be accompanied by identification of clear systems and metrics by which to measure impacts and progress.