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26 August 2022
Training of Journalists on SGBV Reporting

Promoting Ethical Reporting as a Tool for Protecting Survivors and Addressing Gender-Based Violence

Building the capacity of media personnel is key to ending misinformation and disinformation around Gender-Based Violence (GBV) as ethical reporting... Read more

8 August 2022
Providing SRH services to young people in communities.

Empowering Service Providers in Delivering Quality SRH Services to Young People

All young people will eventually have to make decisions regarding their Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH). However, evidence indicates that... Read more

2 August 2022
Foundation Stone Laying of The One-Stop-Shops

One-stop-shops to unlock opportunities for women and youth in communities along the Senegambia bridge

Creating opportunities for women and young people to maximise their potentials, is crucial to the realisation of sustainable development.

28 July 2022
Fatou Marie Tamba at the Bwiam General Hospital receiving treatment

Mobile Clinic saves the life of expectant mother displaced by conflict in her community.

“The thought of losing my child and my life was the greatest fear I have ever experienced.” – Fatou Marie Tamba

11 July 2022
UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 2022

World Population Day offers a moment to celebrate human progress. Our world, despite its challenges, is one where higher shares of people are educated and live healthier lives than at any previous... Read more

6 July 2022
National Comprehensive Sexuality Education Consultation

Comprehensive Health Education: the key to a Healthy Adolescent Population

According to the 2019-2020 Gambia Demographic and Health Survey, 99% of girls finish primary school as compared to 90.4% of boys. However, only 48.2... Read more

1 July 2022
Ya Marie Loppy receiving her certificate

Reusable Sanitary Pads and Baby Diapers to Create Income Generation opportunities for GBV survivors

The rights, safety, and well-being of women and girls, particularly in underserved communities are development priorities. Their realisation will... Read more

30 June 2022
Mariama Jobe, 17 (left) Isatou Ceesay, 21 (center) and Fatoumattta Keita, 17 (right) in school after a conversation on menstrual

Reusable sanitary pads bring dignity and confidence to girls with disabilities

Inadequate access to menstrual health and hygiene products keeps girls out of school and widens the inequality gap. However, for persons with disability, the inequalities are further widened by... Read more

24 June 2022
Young storytellers exchanging ideas at the creative workshop ©/FNdure2022

Storytelling: a tool for mobilising action against FGM

“Storytelling is an effective way to advance advocacy and raise awareness on why we must end FGM now!” -  Fatou Darboe, FGM survivor, activist and teacher The 2019-2022 Demographic and Health Survey... Read more

23 June 2022
A midwife at the Serekunda Health Centre attends to a pregnant woman during a routine antenatal clinic

Op-Ed: Until we guarantee safe birth for every woman in The Gambia, we cannot rest!

By Ms. Ndéye Rose Sarr, UNFPA The Gambia Country Representative on attaining a zero fistula Gambia by 2030 Pregnancy and childbirth are meant to be beautiful experiences filled with incomparable... Read more