Let Her Be: A Powerful Anthology Addressing Women’s Struggles in Sierra Leone

Let Her Be”, (2024), published by SLWS, is a groundbreaking anthology compiled by Oumar Farouk Sesay and Elizabeth Kamara, an English language lecturer at FBC.

The anthology features Poets from Purposeful, an organization working towards ending gender-based violence in Sierra Leone.

Bridgette James, a contributor to the anthology, explores the profound issues shaping the female experience in Sierra Leone.

From the impact of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to the disturbing prevalence of sexual abuse and domestic violence, “Let Her Be” sheds light on the harsh realities faced by women, influencing the themes discussed in this emotive literary work.

The anthology boasts contributions from esteemed individuals passionate about women’s rights.

Dr Ayo Amale, a women’s rights activist from Ghana, lends her powerful voice to the collection.

Professor Saidu Bangura and Mr Ambrose Bockarie, Head of the Linguistics Department at FBC, also contribute insightful perspectives to “Let Her Be.”

“Let Her Be” stands as a testament to the resilience and strength of Sierra Leonean women. Through the power of poetry, this anthology confronts and addresses the multifaceted challenges faced by females in the country.

To purchase this impactful anthology, “Let Her Be” is readily available on Amazon. To obtain a copy within Sierra Leone, reach out to SLWS for direct access to this transformative literary work.

Author: Abu Bakarr Jalloh

Abu Bakarr Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean content writer, author, Neo Pan-African and founder of The African Dream, an online platform for inspiring, positive and compelling African stories. Contact: abubakarrjalloh@theafricandreamsl.com WhatsApp: +23276211583

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