New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: Girls with disabilities in Sierra Leone: from ‘the devil’s work’ to Girl Power

Frustration and despondency are widespread among girls with physical disabilities in Sierra Leone. The civil war (1991-2002) left thousands of citizens wounded, around 27,000 people had at least one of their limbs amputated. A gender empowerment project helps to diminish the social exclusion of girls with disabilities, writes Emma Frobisher in the latest contribution to the ASCL Africanist Blog