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Every child dreams of a bright life, one that brings them joy and laughter, days of fulfilled hope and realised dreams spent with a family they love and cherish. Every child longs for happy endings and happy ever-afters. This however, is not the case for the 650 million girls and women alive today who were married off before their 18th birthday. This and the 12 million girls that are married off every year, watch th...
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Mass media is an effective avenue for information dissemination and awareness creation. Its use, creates an opportunity for wider reach of target populations and sparking community conversations for positive social change. Based on this realisation, ACTIVISTA The Gambia, with support from UNFPA The Gambia through its UN Peacebuilding funded project on Increasing Women and Youth Participation in Decision Making and...
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Through the UN Peacebuilding funded women and youth project, The Gambia National Youth Council with support from UNFPA The Gambia, on Saturday 28 December 2019, completed a two-day capacity building activity for National Youth Organisations in the country, bringing together 70 participants from all regions. The training was aimed at strengthening the capacity of youth and youth-led organisations, on effective progr...