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Special issue 'New Directions and Challenges in Histories of Health, Healing and Medicine in South Africa’

Medical History has recently published its first special issue on South Africa: 'New Directions and Challenges in Histories of Health, Healing and Medicine in South Africa’, edited by Julie Parle and Vanessa Noble of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Re: Query: Sierra Leone Women's Protest Movement 1961-2014

Here are some sources on women and politics, war, and peace in Sierra Leone that might be helpful in your research.

Bai-Marro, Elizabeth. 1999. Women in the Sierra Leone Conflict. ACAS Bulletin, 55/56 (Spring/Summer): 58-60.

Coulter, Chris. 2009. Bush Wives and Girl Soldiers: Women's Lives Through War and Peace in Sierra Leone. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.

CFP: The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty

Greetings!
 
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty 2nd Edition (1st Edition: Library Journal Best Reference, Booklist Editor’s Choice), a new 5-volume reference work to be published by SAGE Reference in 2015.  We are currently making assignments with a deadline for submissions of July 21, 2014.
 
*A list of African countries currently available for assignment follows below.

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Query: Sierra Leone Women's Protest Movement 1961-2014

 
I am in search of materials (books and articles; including newspapers) dealing with the women's protest movements in post-independent Sierra Leone. 
 
Kindly help me to identify these reading materials, as I am finding it very difficult to access materials on this largely under-researched area.
 
Moreover, I will also appreciate it if you can help me with the names (and contact details) of women who were actively involved in the protest movements in Sierra Leone between 1961 and 1991.

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