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Gender Minister Observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

By Ndey Sowe The Minster for Gender, Children and Social Welfare for The Gambia has on Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 taken part in the commemoration of...

Minister Badjie harps on Women’s Rights

Makutu Manneh Minister of Youth and Sports Bakary Badjie said Friday his Ministry is committed to working with civil society organizations to promoting the rights...

Women’s Bureau Communication Officer Says FGM/C Declined by 41% in Gambia

Mariama Marong Neneh Touray, the Head of Communication of Women’s Bureau, has revealed that Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C) has dropped from 98% to 57%. The...

Over 30 Communities Turn Their Back to FGM/C, Child Marriage

By Lamin Fatty More than 30 Communities in Upper River Region (URR) on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th December, 2020, called it quit to Female...

Network Launches Over D20 Million Project to Tackle Gender Based Violence

By Mustapha Jallow The Network Against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV) has on Monday launched a project in a bid to fight against gender-based violence in The...

Gambia Launches 16 Days Campaign of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia has joined the rest of the world to lead the campaign against gender-based violence. The Network Against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV) in...

58% Girls, Young Women Face Online Harassment, Abuse- Says Global Survey

By Ndey Sowe A latest global survey carried out across 22 countries has revealed that girls and young women are one of the biggest targets...

Parliamentarians Debate on Bill that Seeks to Protect Pregnant Women from...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Legislative House on Tuesday debated on the Forced Labour (Amendment) Bill 2020. The move was aimed to enacting a bill...

Traditional Leaders Trained To Suport Women Empowerment

Abdoulai G. Dibba The EU Funded project that is being implemented in Central River Region South by Action Aid International the Gambia, has trained 62...

Gambian Ministry Plans to Create Women Bank

By Momodou Jarju The ministry of women, children and social welfare has revealed its plan to create a Women Bank through a ‘Women Enterprise Fund’...

Advocates Call For Full Implementation of Ban on FGM To...

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a deeply rooted culture which many believe cannot be easily wipe out despite strict laws to...

Women continue to struggle to get fish

With Madiba Singhateh Women engaged in small scale fishing are faced with several challenges including inadequate access to fund, competition with fish meal factories, and...

EU Scales Up BReST Project for Women, Children

By: Kebba AF Touray In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its unavoidable socio-economic consequences, the European Union has scaled up the BReST Project support...

IOM Trains Female Journalists on Migration Reporting

By Ndey Sowe The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with Women Journalists Association of the Gambia (WoJAG) has on Tuesday, 10th March 2020...

‘Gender Inequality, Illiteracy Contributes to Vulnerability, Reduced Resilience’ Women’s Minster

By Ndey Sowe Fatou Kinteh the Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare has said 47.6% women are illiterate with inequalities at the labor markets...

Minister Fatou Kinteh Harps on Empowerment of Women

By Ndey Sowe Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare Fatou Kinteh has recently emphasized the need for government and its partners to work together...

Villagers Train On Food Processing, Preservation Techniques

By Muhammed Barrow      Villagers of Felengkoto in the Jarra East District of the Lower River Region (LRR), have undergone a five day capacity building...

Women’s Ministry Wants More Stake In New Draft Constitution

By Ndey Sowe The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, said the new draft Constitution should cater more for women...

WOJAG President Says Sexual Harassment Policy Not Witch-Hunt Exercise

By Momodou Jarju The president of Women Journalists Association of The Gambia has revealed that the new sexual harassment policy meant for media workers is...

Reliance Bank Signs D50M Loan Facility With the Senegalo Gambia Women’s...

By Ndey Sowe Reliance Financial Services (RFS) on Thursday November 7th 2019, signed a D50 million load facility with the Senegalo Gambia Women’s Federation (SGWF). This...