The Sierra Leone National Action Plan (SiLNAP) for the Full Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 (2000) and 1820 (2008) was adopted in September 2009 at a National Consultative Conference, attended by line Ministries, civil society organizations and UN Agencies, with support from Cordaid, Netherlands.
The SiLNAP is a five year (2010-2014) dynamic implementation plan, encompassing both the UNSCR 1325 (2000) and major components of 1820 (2008), designed and developed around five pillars:
The pillars are the identified overall objectives as follows:
Pillar 1: Contribute to reduced conflict including violence against women/children (SGBV)
Pillar 2: Protection, empowerment of victims/vulnerable persons especially women and girls
Pillar 3: Contribute to increased prosecution of perpetrators as well as rehabilitation of victims
Pillar 4: Contribute to increased participation and representation of women
Pillar 5: Ensure effective coordination of the implementation process including resource
Each pillar contains priority outcome and output objectives with indicators for monitoring progress towards full implementation.
Appropriate activities including responsible parties, and timelines have been identified.
In all, there are eleven expected outcome objectives, twenty-three key output objectives and thirty-five indicators.
Source of Information
Response of the Government of Sierra Leone to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010; Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs