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13 June 2019
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The role of women in peacebuilding, cannot be underestimated. In times of conflict, they are part of the most vulnerable and highly affected. During such times, their enjoyment of fundamental human... Read more
30 May 2019
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In order to ensure that the unmet need for family planning, preventable maternal deaths and harmful practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriages end in The Gambia, a peaceful... Read more
30 May 2019
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In 2017, the Gambian National Youth Council (NYC) under the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), with support from UNFPA and other partners, organised its biennial National Youth Conference and... Read more
23 May 2019
Statement
Fistula is a human rights violation – end it now! Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of thousands of women and girls worldwide who suffer from obstetric ... Read more
5 May 2019
Statement
Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy, safe childbirth and essential care for her newborn – among the most basic... Read more
11 April 2019
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Surviving a 90-day journey of healing, excitement for a possible transformation of their lives, hope for restored dignity and on the other hand, fear of a failed surgery, was the story of the women... Read more
25 March 2019
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The 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt, coupled with the 50th anniversary of UNFPA, call for galvanized efforts to take stock of the... Read more
8 March 2019
Statement
Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with each other and with our environment, and the way we live, in ways... Read more
4 March 2019
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It goes without saying that the entire UNFPA The Gambia team is excited to welcome the creation of the first Women’s Affairs, Children and Social Welfare Ministry of The Republic of The Gambia and... Read more
6 February 2019
Statement
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more

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