Post Tagged with: "Human Rights"

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

Victims Of Former Gambian Regime Demand Justice.

Victims Of Former Gambian Regime Demand Justice.

April 18, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Families of the victims of ex Gambian president Yahya Jammeh, yesterday gathered at the entrance of the Gambia Supreme Court in Banjul demanding truth and justice for their loved ones that were tortured, made to disappear and killed during 22 years of APRC’s ruling. Delivering statement atRead More

Gambia’s Fatou Jagne-Senghor Awarded National Order Of Merit By The President Of France

Gambia’s Fatou Jagne-Senghor Awarded National Order Of Merit By The President Of France

April 17, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Ebrima Ceesay ARTICLE 19’s Regional Director for West Africa, and Gambian National, Mrs. Fatou Jagne-Senghor was, on Thursday 12th April 2018, awarded the prestigious honor of Knight of the National Order of Merit (Chevalièr dans l’Ordre National du Mérite) by the President of France. The National Order ofRead 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

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