UN Resident Coordinator Seraphine Wakana sat down with Isata Mahoi, the head of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Gender and Children’s Affairs. The discussion focused on Mahoi’s work, her priorities, and the support extended by the United Nations to further the country’s efforts in addressing issues related to gender and children, aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
During the meeting, Isata Mahoi provided a comprehensive briefing on the ongoing initiatives and projects implemented by the Ministry of Gender & Children’s Affairs. This included updates on policies, programs, and strategies aimed at promoting gender equality and improving the well-being of children in Sierra Leone. Mahoi highlighted the importance of international collaboration and expressed gratitude for the support received from the United Nations Sierra Leone (@UNSierraLeone).
UN Resident Coordinator Seraphine Wakana took the opportunity to congratulate Isata Mahoi on her appointment and acknowledged the pivotal role she plays in advancing the cause of gender and children in Sierra Leone. Wakana reiterated the UN’s unwavering commitment to providing continued support to the Ministry in addressing critical issues related to gender equality and children’s welfare.
The collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Gender & Children’s Affairs and the United Nations align with the broader global agenda encapsulated in the SDGs. These goals seek to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all by addressing a range of interconnected issues, including gender inequality and child well-being.
The meeting serves as a testament to the ongoing partnership between Sierra Leone and the United Nations, fostering a collaborative approach to tackling challenges and promoting sustainable development. As both entities continue to work hand in hand, the positive impact on gender equality and children’s rights in Sierra Leone is expected to be substantial, contributing to the realization of a more equitable and prosperous future for the nation. Seraphine Wakana and Isata Mahoi