Who we are
AdvocAid works with girls and women caught up in Sierra Leone’s unjust legal system. We are the only organisation in West Africa providing holistic access to justice via free legal representation, education empowerment, detainee support and a moving forward programme, ensuring detainees leave as stronger women with brighter prospects.
AdvocAid was founded in and operates across the West African nation of Sierra Leone. Home to 6.09 million, Sierra Leone is a vibrant and bustling country that so many people fall in love with. With a strong music scene, some of the continents best beaches and a beautiful laid back vibe, it’s easy to see why.
Where we work
AdvocAid works across Sierra Leone, providing vital support to women in conflict with the law. We currently operate in ten locations including: Freetown, Waterloo, Masiaka, Bo, Kenema, Port Loko, Makeni, Moyamba, Magburaka and Kono. Our head office is based in Freetown.
Find the contact details for all AdvocAid offices.
Meet the team
AdvocAid is an organisation for women, led by women. Founded in 2006, it grew out of the work of the ‘Pademba Road Monitoring Group’, made up of four women involved in human rights and justice sector reform in Sierra Leone.
AdvocAid is proud to be working with numerous partners to deliver holistic and comprehensive support to women in conflict with the law in Sierra Leone. We know that by working together, we can have a greater reach and impact, whilst ensuring more organisations understand the legal landscape in Sierra Leone, in turn enhancing their service delivery.
British Council in Sierra Leone
Open Society Initiative
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Get in touch
We always enjoy hearing from supporters, partners, researchers and anyone interested in our work.
Please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions, which may answer your enquiry. If not, then please contact us using the below details.
AdvocAid Head Office:
1st Floor, 39 Brook Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Telephone: +232 (0)33 572 526
To contact us by email, please complete the form to the left.