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21 December 2019
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Creating Spaces for Faith-Based Organisations to Contribute to Peace Building Processes in The Gambia

On 21 December 2019, the Assembly of Gambian Muslim Youths (AGAMY) held a seminar on the theme “Peace Building for Sustainable Development” at the Doha Hal in Kanifing. This activity supported by... Read more

8 December 2019
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Peace Caravan Promotes Women and Youth Participation in Decision-Making and Peacebuilding Processes in 10 Communities

“Without peace, we cannot be here in the market to sell our products and commodities. We all have a responsibility to maintain peace and this responsibility is one that we need to be reminded about... Read more

8 December 2019
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Capacity Building on Peaceful Political and Constitutional Debate Processes as a Gateway to Inclusivity and Active Participation of Youth

On 8 December 2019, the National Youth Parliament ended a nationwide Training of Trainers on Peaceful Political and Constitutional Debate Processes in Banjul. The trainings commenced in July and have... Read more

1 December 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2019

This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and improve the wellbeing of people living... Read more

25 November 2019
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Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2019

The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe. Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the... Read more

15 November 2019
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Women, Youth and Girls in Districts of the Upper River Region Sensitised on FGM and other Harmful Practices

According to recent studies, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is still heavily practiced in three districts of the Upper River Region (URR) namely: Sandu, Wuli East and Wuli West Districts. As a... Read more

15 November 2019
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Teachers in the Upper River Region Trained on Female Genital Mutilation

“Female Genital Mutilation is detrimental to the health of women and girls.” - Lamin Jallow, GAMCOTRAP After over three decades of the campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in The Gambia,... Read more

14 November 2019
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Ex-Circumcisers Participate in an FGM Refresher Trainer in Nyakoi Talabatu

In order to ensure the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in various communities and The Gambia as a whole, there is a need to employ a multi-stakeholder approach. This is why, the... Read more

6 November 2019
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UNFPA Lobbies Support of National Assembly Members to Promote Women’s Health and Well-being Among Others

With over four decades of support to the Government of The Gambia, UNFPA The Gambia Representative, Mr. Kunle Adeniyi and the Country Office team, on Wednesday 6 November 2019, met with the National... Read more

24 October 2019
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Improving Menstrual Health Management for Adolescent Girls

“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

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