“I studied a level 3 extended diploma in medical sciences at City and Islington College London, I recently won the ‘Miss Sierra Leone UK’ My platform is to champion various issues affecting girls and women in my home country Sierra Leone and solicit the necessary support required to help women and girls that are considered to be vulnerable” Hawa mentioned passionately.
2017 Miss Salone UK disclosed that she would engage the appropriate authorities handling juvenile and female that are in conflict with the laws of Sierra Leone, in order for them to access their inalienable human rights as well as maintaining a healthy and hygienic conditions during the course of their detention.
The then shyly little girl, now Miss Salone UK promised to empower girls and women that are timorous to express their opinion, especially on issues pertaining to their wellbeing.
Hawa stated that her mum happened to be the best thing that ever happened to her, as she described her mum as the source of her inspiration and my motivation.
“I couldn’t have come this far if not for her. She taught me to become an independent and self confidence woman, as I am today. Family and God mean everything to me and I valued them a lot” Miss Salone UK noted.
She absolutely disclosed that her dream to become the next Miss Sierra Leone 2017 started since childhood days.
“Growing up I have always dreamt to become the face of something but not just a beautiful face but a face that can bring positive difference to other people’s lives especially women. I believe in women and child empowerment, education and protection” She ascertained.
Hawa Sheriff furthered that she have the interest of women and children at heart, as she would advocate for women empowerment and education, in order for them to be women of substance in the society. She affirmed that women and children are the most vulnerable God creations, so the need for them to be empowered could not be overemphasized.
As medical person, Hawa stated that she would encourage women to go for antenatal and postnatal care, so as to prevent complications of pregnancies such as still birth and miscarriages.
“Together with my team we will also encourage pregnant women to eat well in order to deliver a healthy baby. My team and I will also work hard to encourage young girls and women to practice safe sex and to use contraceptive in order to prevent unwanted babies, also we explain to them that safe sex not only prevent them from pregnancies but also from sexually transmitted diseases.” She mentioned.
Miss Salone UK stated as a woman, she believed in every other woman, as she stands to protect the welfare of all women and children.
She publicly made ‘a come and join me’ plea as she ascertained that with the support of everyone, her dreams and well wishes for women and children of Sierra Leone will be achievable, thus development for women, children and our beloved Sierra Leone, she landed.