Niamh Griffin was a recipient of the summer 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. She traveled to Sierra Leone to look at the development work that is being done in such a fragile environment. Niamh explores the work that is being carried out, through Irish funding, to combat sexual violence and to tackle men’s attitudes in the region.
To read the article, ‘Saving Sierra and its girls’ in the Irish Mail on Sunday on Sunday, 29th December 2013, click here. Niamh’s second article, ‘Out in Africa: a 28 year old Irish man is one of the youngest national coaches’ in the Irish Mail on Sunday on Sunday, 9th March 2014, can be read here.