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ACSHR 2022

The 10th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights

Freetown, Sierra Leone

27 June–1 July 2022

Accelerating the elimination of sexual and gender-based violence in Africa

The 10th Africa Conference on SHR is a landmark moment bringing together feminist activists, Governments, UN Agencies, development partners and civil society from across the Continent to learn, connect and build consensus to end violence against women and girls in our lifetimes.

ACSHR is convened by the African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights, and hosted by Purposeful in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone and international collaborators.

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H. E. Fatima Maada Bio

Our country is home to thriving civil society and feminist justice movements who, together with government and partners, are working to build a country that is safe and prosperous for us all. We invite you to join us as we work together to build the world we know is possible.

Her Excellency Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady of The Republic of Sierra Leone – Honorary Conference Chief Patron
Uwemedimo Esiet

This is a rallying cry in advancing zero tolerance to sexual and gender-based violence, through advocating for the implementation of comprehensive survivor-centered laws, policies and programmes in Africa.

Dr. Uwemedimo Uko Esiet – Convenor, African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights