[Interview with Christiana Thorpe, part 1 of 2]

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Title:[Interview with Christiana Thorpe, part 1 of 2]
Abstract:An inside interview with Christiana Thorpe, former Minister of Education and presently the Director of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) School & Rehabilitation Center for Women. Thorpe touches upon issues like: how the organization came about, about its background and the their primary concern with school-going children from war-affected areas as well as the slums, providing shelter and education, how they deal with most girls and what shape they might be in, the war atrocities in general, she also talks about the babies that come out of this war situation, their healing process and their future.
Sequence:1 of 2
  • WITNESSRole: Creator
  • OxygenRole: Creator
  • WITNESSRole: Copyright holder
  • Christiana ThorpeRole: Interviewee
  • Lilibet FosterRole: Director
  • Binta MansarayRole: Consultant
Date Created:2001/05/04
Topics:armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers
armed conflict and persecution
armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons
armed conflict and persecution--sexual violence
civil and political rights--women's rights
Geographic Focuses:Africa--Sierra Leone--Freetown
Type of Resource:Moving image
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Continues with [Interview with Christiana Thorpe, part 2 of 2].