The Republic of Guinea or simply “Guinea” is located in West Africa. The second producer of bauxite, the country remains marked by human rights controversies. Civil unrest and strikes are constant events in the country as 55.2% of the population lives below the poverty line. Guinea is ranked number 179 out of 187 in the 2014 UNDP Human Development Index (HDI). Guinea also placed 13th in maternal mortality rate and 30th in child mortality rate worldwide.