Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Home Woman & Development

Woman & Development

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...

First-ever Continental Summit to End Gender Based Violence Begins in Dakar

By Sarjo Camara-Singateh from Dakar  The first ever African continental summit which aims to end Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage, has started in the...

From Borrower to Self-Employer: Young Gambian Start-up Business Story

By Momodou Jarju ‘‘Like I always tell people, food is money,” said Francess Squire, age 23, living in Kololi. Every living soul needs to eat...

KMC launch D100 Million project to empower women

By Makutu Manneh Kanifing Municipal Council in collaboration with Reliance Financial Services Company has launched a hundred-million-dalasi women empowerment project called ‘Dollel Jigeen’. This project is...

The Plight of Rural Women

By: Amie Sillah Their life needs not be romanticized; it is their lived reality. She wakes up at dawn to pound the grain for breakfast,...

Tanji Women Fish Mongers Lament ...

By MAKUTU MANNEH In observance of International Women’s Day, this medium was out and about to sample opinion from women on their plight and awareness...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019: (8th March 2019) Women’s Rights Advocates Speak...

By Awa Touray & Rohey Cham Ahead of the International Women’s Day, women’s rights advocates have expressed their views on the importance of the day. Mrs....

International Women’s Day 2019: How The European Union Supports Women In...

International Women's Day is a chance to remind ourselves that sixty one years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome...

GFF Begins Search To Unearth New Women Footballers

Source GFF-The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) on Monday January 28 launched its women talent search at schools level with the objective of unearthing new...

NEMA P2R Equip Rural Women on Forest and Food Processing Techniques

By Awa B. Bah A four day training programme for rural women on processing of forest and horticulture products ended up in Jenoi Agricultural Center...

GenCED Capacity Building Initiative For Young Women’s Participation In Politics

By: Ndey Sowe Gender Center for Empowering and Development (GenCED), has initiated young women’s political participation and leadership training on Wednesday October 17th 2018, at...