This text resource examines the struggles of women’s organisations to seize the political momentum in relation to the Sierra Leone government’s need to recognise women’s political rights through the introduction of affirmative action.

This text has been adapted from an article authored by Hussaina J. Adbullah, published by the Instutute of Development Studies (IDS) Bulletin, Volume 41 Number 5, 2010.

This resource will further enhance knowledge of Women in Politics.