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  1. ‘Why I’m helping protect pregnant women from malaria in Sierra Leone’

    Eastina Massaquoi

    Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    ‘Why I’m helping protect pregnant women from malaria in Sierra Leone’

    On World Malaria Day, hear from Eastina Massaquoi, the presenter of radio programme Tawa Fo Welbodi (which means “Determined for Health”). By applying what we learned during the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis, the programme aims to beat malaria in Sierra Leone.

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  2. This is Our Voice: helping women press for progress in Sierra Leone

    Ed Kargbo

    Head of Production, Sierra Leone

    Radio programme Dis Na Wi Voice (This is Our Voice) is reaching marginalized groups, helping them tackle and overcome the issues they're facing - whether it's how to reach their political aspirations, or tackling the barriers to their fight for equality.

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  3. Communication is aid: BBC Media Action response to floods in Sierra Leone, Nepal, Bangladesh and India

    Nick Henegan

    Senior Communications Manager, BBC Media Action

    Communication is aid: BBC Media Action response to floods in Sierra Leone, Nepal, Bangladesh and India

    In the aftermath of a disaster information is as important as food, water and shelter. It can save lives. This week BBC Media Action teams from West Africa to South Asia have been delivering vital, life-saving information to people affected by a series of devastating floods.

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  4. Speaking up for Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

    Allieu Sesay

    Head of Production, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    Speaking up for Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

    In 2014 Abass had survived Ebola but lost his child and other family members to the deadly virus. He became a voice for Ebola survivors across Sierra Leone through a BBC Media Action radio show and recently celebrated the birth of a baby daughter. Allieu Sesay tells his story.

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  5. What’s it like to be a teenage mother in Sierra Leone?

    Mariama Sesay

    Lead Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    What’s it like to be a teenage mother in Sierra Leone?

    Fanta, who went back to school just three months after giving birth aged 16 is the first person we featured in our new series about young people in the country.

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  6. Sierra Leone: standing up to crime through radio

    Eastina Massaquoi

    Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone: standing up to crime through radio

    How a Comic Relief funded radio programme is helping inspire young people through discussion and positive role models in Sierra Leone.

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  7. Making Waves in Sierra Leone: Bisi

    Making Waves in Sierra Leone: Bisi

    For International Women’s Day, presenter and producer of Leh Wi Know shares how she’s using radio to help empower women to understand their rights in Sierra Leone.

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  8. By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show’s incredible bi-weekly journey across Sierra Leone.

    Paul Massaquoi

    Production Coordinator, BBC Media Action

    By bike, by bus and by boat: Our Ebola radio show’s incredible bi-weekly journey across Sierra Leone.

    Getting life-saving radio shows about Ebola on air across Sierra Leone takes nerves, ingenuity and a fleet of volunteers willing to hike, bike and sail across the country. Paul Massaquoi explains.

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  9. Women and girls' rights in Sierra Leone: Let Us Know!

    Olabisi Olu Garrick

    Radio Presenter

    Empowering women to access legal services and raise awareness about sexual harassment are just some of the reasons why Yvette Olabisi Olu Garrick is proud to present a new legal radio show Leh Wi Know (Let Us Know).

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  10. A dramatic approach to Ebola

    Mary Kolu Massaquoi

    Script Writer, BBC Media Action

    Mary Kolu Massaquoi has drawn on her experience in healthcare and radio production to help shape a new BBC Media Action radio drama designed to improve knowledge about Ebola in West Africa.

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