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23 May 2019
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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
News
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
10 December 2018
Statement
On this day, 70 years ago, United Nations Member States adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms that “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”. UNFPA’s... Read more
10 December 2018
News
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10th December 1948 and to mark the end of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), an... Read more
6 December 2018
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On December 4 2018, the UN Gender Theme Group, led by UNFPA The Gambia, held a symposium on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) with specific focus on Sexual Harassment, at the Laico Atlantic... Read more

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