Post Tagged with: "FGM"

NGVB Coordinator On Research On FGM In Gambia

NGVB Coordinator On Research On FGM In Gambia

April 20, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

  By Halimatou Ceesay The National Coordinator of Network against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), Haddy Mboge-Barrow, has disclosed that a major issue holding back the campaign against FGM in The Gambia has been the lack of research into the effects of FGM on women, especially during child birth. She addedRead More

VYGA Held Dialogue Session On FGM Advocacy

VYGA Held Dialogue Session On FGM Advocacy

April 16, 2018 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Visionary Youth, the Gambia on Saturday during the weekend, held a one day dialogue session on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Advocacy with community and social workers at the Regional Education Directorate in West Coast Region. Speaking at the Opening Isatou Bah Project Manager Visionary Youth, TheRead More

Preview Of Bleeding Blade, A Gambian Movie On Female Genital Mutilation

Preview Of Bleeding Blade, A Gambian Movie On Female Genital Mutilation

April 10, 2018 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi Set in The Gambia, this movie explores two main themes, one particular the other general/broad. With regard to the particular, the movie featuring an exclusive Gambian cast centres on a cultural practice – female circumcision (more dramatically referred to as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)) – and the far-reaching harmful effects it has on feminine sexuality and reproductiveRead More

Gambia Feminists React To Imam Fatty’s Statement On FGM

Gambia Feminists React To Imam Fatty’s Statement On FGM

March 30, 2018 at 10:50 pm 2 comments

By Sarata Jabbi FGM is a procedure that involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or inflicting other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons, and it is recognised as a violation of human rights of women and girls. According to research, FGM is practisedRead More

“FGM Is A Violation Of Girls And Women’s Human Rights”

“FGM Is A Violation Of Girls And Women’s Human Rights”

May 17, 2016 at 7:45 am 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to female genital organs for non-medical reasons – WHO. The practice is a cultural believes that has been in existence for so many years and reportRead More