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26 March 2020
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Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United... Read more

8 March 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day 2020

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women who are shaping a vision of a better... Read more

5 March 2020
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UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has... Read more

6 February 2020
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Unleashing Youth Power: A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA The Gambia Country Representative Kunle Adeniyi and UNICEF Gambia Country Representative Sandra Lattouf on the occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female... Read more

6 February 2020
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Engaging the media to accelerate the abandonment of FGM in The Gambia

Female Genital Mutilation is a deep rooted harmful practice which endangers the health of women and girls, while impeding their dignity and bodily integrity. The practice leads to long-term physical... Read more

1 January 2020
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Music and More: Gambian Youth Commit to Promote Peace Through the Annual Open Mic Festival

Music they say, is soothing to the ear. But, how about getting the satisfaction of melodious rhythms as well as the richness of the message it carries all in one? This is possible and in The Gambia... Read more

31 December 2019
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Introducing #MÉBÉT the Movie: Inspiring a Generation to Take Action against Child Marriage

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... Read more

30 December 2019
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Radio Talk Shows Paving the Way for Community Awareness

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... Read more

28 December 2019
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National Youth Organisations Capacitated to Strengthen Operational Effectiveness

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... Read more

25 December 2019
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Community Shared Learning: A Strategy for Ending Discrimination against Returnee Migrants and Promoting Reintegration and Youth Participation

“Returnee migrants should be respected and have equal access to opportunities in The Gambia to help in their reintegration, thus reducing discrimination and ensuring peace and stability.” – a vendor... Read more

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