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24 October 2019
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“It is absolutely essential that everyone joins the conversation. We need your opinions, your strategies, your ideas, to be able to deliver better for the people of the world we must serve.” These... Read more
11 October 2019
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As the world commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child today, on the theme; “Girl Force: Unscripted and unstoppable” UNFPA The Gambia celebrates the achievements by, with and for girls in... Read more
11 October 2019
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GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond! Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has... Read more
10 October 2019
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The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those caught in humanitarian emergencies suffer psychological trauma and invisible wounds as devastating and... Read more
2 October 2019
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The importance of young people as change agents in the maintenance and promotion of peace in The Gambia, is critical. This is why, on Tuesday 2 October 2019, the Gambia National Youth Council, with... Read more
25 September 2019
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In the absence of peace, women, young people and children, bear the bigger brunt. Their wellbeing and safety is hindered and the enjoyment of their fundamental human rights, not guaranteed. This is... Read more
20 September 2019
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Following the 22-year autocratic rule The Gambia was subjected to, the Government of The Gambia with support from development partners, including UNFPA The Gambia, has been working to restructure and... Read more
7 September 2019
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“Be a man!” “Big boys do not cry!” “Stop acting like a girl!” These statements that come out seemingly light, uttered to young boys and men to depict strength and manhood, has gravely affected men... Read more
19 August 2019
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UNFPA’s mandate to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled, cannot be realised without the presence of peace. This is... Read more
12 August 2019
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My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation   From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more

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