The Gambia kicks off its African Union campaign to end child marriage

On 16 June, Gambia launched a two-week campaign to end child marriage in the country. Under the leadership of the First lady of The Gambia, Mrs. Zineb Yahya Jammeh, the campaign aims to mobilise grassroots organisations nationwide and raise awareness of the risks of child marriage. Read more about their campaign here:




Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense