November 30, 2015

Gambia’s President Bans FGM

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) in the country, effective immediately. The campaign to […]
July 16, 2013

In Gambia, campaigners against female genital mutilation (FGM) are doing their utmost to stop the practice.

The coordinator of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Unicef Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) […]
January 9, 2012

Campaign to eliminate FGM gains momentum in Gambia

The Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) has recently completed a […]
October 18, 2011

In Gambia, health workers trained on risks of FGM

In Gambia, 35 health workers drawn from all parts of the Central River Region (CRR) recently concluded a […]
January 18, 2011

27 Fula communities abandon FGM, early and forced marriage

In predominantly Muslim Gambia, thousands of people converged Sara Alpha village in Tumana District Upper River Region to […]