Thursday, October 17, 2019

Woman & Development

‘ATAYA’ Attire Seeks To Empower Young Women

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai‘Attaya’ Attire is an initiative of WIG and it aims to improve the lives of young women in the country through...

BOOK LAUNCH: Memoirs Of An African Woman On A Mission

By Nelson Manneh and Yankuba JallowOn Friday 22nd December 2017, a book entitled ‘‘Memoirs of an African Woman on a Mission’’, was launched by the...

West African Women Meet On Peace And Security Issues

UNOWAS in partnership with ECOWAS, G5Sahel and the Manu River Union (MRU) organized a Regional Open Day in Dakar Senegal on December 11th 2017 at...

‘Engage, Consult Women in Reform Process’ – DPS Gassama

By Amie SannehThe Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Binta Gassama, has said that it is absolutely necessary for Gambian women to be...

Women’s Bureau Trains Women on Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management

By Fatoumatta K JallowThe Women’s Bureau in collaboration with COMCEC, Cooperation for Development from the Turkish’s Government, have commenced a seven-day training for women...

Civil Society Organizations Present Statement to Information Minister

BY Nelson MannehAs the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the...

Women’s Bureau Holds National Policy Dialogue Forum

By Fatoumatta K JallowThe Gambia Women’s Bureau in collaboration with Action Aid and the Ministry of Lands and Regional Administration on Tuesday 22 August...

Haddy Jonga of Think Young Girl exposes her thoughts on women’s...

With Sarjo Camara-SingatehHaddy Jonga of Think Young Girl exposes her thoughts on women’s participation in politicsIn these series of articles on women’s participation in...

Interview with Amie Sillah-Sarr on Participation of Women in Politics

WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENTWith Sarjo Camara-SingatehIn this edition of Women and Development our guest is Amie Sillah Sarr. She will share her experiences and understanding...

Participation of Women in Politics

With Sarjo Camara-SingatehIn this edition of Women and Development, we bring you issues affecting women during election period. The next presidential election is drawing...

GAMCOTRAP kicks off 2016 activities in the Central River Region North...

GAMCOTRAP recently completed a three days sensitization workshop in the Central River Region North reaching out to about 400 Women leaders from Sami, Niani...

FAWEGAM Women Conference

   Amie Sillah  Presidents of Mothers’ Clubs throughout the country were invited to a Conference to discuss issues affecting women and girls on Friday 26th...

‘Drudgery a hinderance to our educational empowerment’- Kaddy Ceesay

with Abdoulie G DibbaThis Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concern the people of the rural area in terms of...

Voices against Female Genital Mutilation

In this edition of Women and Development, we will discuss issues affecting women and girls with a special focus on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)....

It is time for a law to ban FGM, after three...

Press ReleaseOver a hundred delegates comprising of district chiefs, National Women CouncilorsFGM and other women’s leaders gathered at a one day national Consultation held...

UN Women Partners with GAMCOTRAP in the Campaign to end FGM...

GAMCOTRAP has launched a two-year project with two hundred community leaders Dr. Isatou Touray during opening ceremony and a cross section of participantsin Lower...