By Radar

My story: Elizabeth, citizen reporter


About Elizabeth

As a women’s rights activist and Polio survivor, Elizabeth has been working to educate and inspire young women in Sierra Leone. With the Ebola outbreak came a sharp rise in teenage pregnancies, and the related issue of Obstetric Fistula. Elizabeth has since campaigned to raise awareness on the topic, which her feature story tackles.

Some of her stories

Elizabeth’s feature story

‘Pikin Born Pikin’ explains how girls in Sierra Leone’s felt they had to sell sex to survive, and what the consequences were. Elizabeth describes how she became the surrogate mother to her younger sister’s baby.