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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs - the government of Sierra Leone ministry where our mission is to ensure that social development and the rights of all Sierra Leoneans especially women and children are protected and promoted in general and that those socially marginalized, disadvantaged, less privileged including the aged, the disabled, whether as groups, individuals, family units and the needy in our communities are equitably and adequately supported.





The President's Recovery Priorities represent a multi-stakeholder investment programme, led by the Government of Sierra Leone, focused on Education, Energy, Governance, Health, Private Sector development, Social Protection and Water. The programme is intended to drive sustainable Socio-economic Transformation in Sierra Leone following the twin shock of the Ebola Virus Epidemic and falling iron ore prices.......Click to Know More


Hon. Dr. Olayinka Sylvia Blyden Signs MOU Between Her Ministry and The Ebola Survivors

On May 26th 2016, the second Anniversary of May 26th 2014 (which was the date on which Sierra Leone officially announced it was under an Ebola Outbreak), the hardworking Minister of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs ended the day by signing an M.O.U. with Ebola Survivors. Here follows the details of the signed document......Click to Know More


Ebola Survivors Football Gala at Makeni, Wusum Stadium

Today, the Honourable Neneh Rugiatu Turay, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs shook Wusum Stadium in a nice, positive style where survivors from the Northern Province played a football match against those of the South-Eastern Region. Hon. Neneh Rugiatu Turay took the Kick Off at the Inter-Regional Football gala.......Click to Know More


Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs takes up Office/span>

The Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs (MSWGCA) Hon. Neneh Rugiatu Turay has on Friday 29th April 2016, taken oath in front of His Excellency President Koroma at State House. This follows her return from Germany where she has been visiting since her parliamentary approval.

Hon. Neneh Rugiatu Turay has immediately set to work and today Sunday 1st May 2016, accompanied her minister Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden on an unannounced visit to the Female Correctional Center at the Special Court complex........Click to Know More


Between 2004 and 2007 the government of Sierra Leone embarked on a series of reform programmes for a number of ministries to promote good governance in the management of the public services and to improve on the efficient delivery of social services to the population..

To ensure that the Ministry delivers its service to the end users in a timely and professional manner, we are in the process of transforming the Ministry into a Directorate systems..