Sierra Leone - Organizations



There is a chamber of commerce in Freetown. The cooperative movement has grown rapidly since the 1960s. Several voluntary associations exist, mostly in the Freetown area; most of these are women's religious, cultural, political, or economic groups. Coordinating bodies include the Federation of Sierra Leone Women's Organizations and the United Church Women. National youth organizations include the National Union of Sierra Leone Students, Sierra Leone Association of Students in Economics and Commerce, Sierra Leone Scouts Association, YMCA/YWCA, and the Sierra Leone National Youth League. International organizations with national chapters include Amnesty International and the Red Cross.

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