Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA) of the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone. The Ministry‚Äôs 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.