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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

Women Garners Appealed To Gov’t For Market To Sell Their Produce

Women Garners Appealed To Gov’t For Market To Sell Their Produce

April 11, 2018 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Women garners have appealed to government of The Gambia to come to their aid and find solutions to their problems, particularly market place to sell their produce. Speaking to this reporter at the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Trade Fair at the Independence Stadium Bakau, AjiRead 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

Gambia: Activist Welcomes Child Marriage Ban

Gambia: Activist Welcomes Child Marriage Ban

July 8, 2016 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

By Sarata Jabbi The Gambia on July the 6th has become the 13th nation in Africa to join the African Union’s campaign to end child marriage, which aims to raise awareness of the risks of the practice, as the head of state President Yahya Jammeh announced a ban on theRead More