SHE SHE SHE: LRR Principal Nur...

SHE SHE SHE: LRR Principal Nursing Officer: ‘Family Planning reduces wife battering’

Picture: Women waiting to be screen for cervical cancer
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Lower River Region (LRR) Principal Nursing Officer, Basiru Dammeh, has said family planning reduces wife battering in The Gambia. He was speaking...
SHE SHE SHE: Training of CSOs ...

SHE SHE SHE: Training of CSOs on budget literacy and expenditure tracking underway

Picture: Members of the high table
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Training of Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) on budget literacy and expenditure tracking is currently underway at TANGO Conference Hall in...
SHE SHE SHE: World Press Freed...

SHE SHE SHE: World Press Freedom Day 2017: Female journalists say no to exploitation

Picture: Kumba Leigh, Aja Musu, Rose Zahra Gomez, Fatou Sowe
Thursday, May 04, 2017
As The Gambia joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Press Freedom Day 2017, female journalists present at the celebration organised by the...
SHE SHE SHE: Mr President: Wom...

SHE SHE SHE: Mr President: Women gardeners say importing onions not to their advantage

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Women gardeners in the business of locally produced onions in the country have said that the news from the government to the Gambian people that the...
Fatim Badjie calls on girls to...

Fatim Badjie calls on girls to acquire life skills

Picture: Fatim Badjie
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Mrs Fatim Badjie, Vice Chairperson of Board of Director of Young People in the Media (YPM), has called on girls to acquire life skills that could...
Training of CSOs on advocacy s...

Training of CSOs on advocacy skills underway

Picture:Participants
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Child Protection Alliance (CPA) with funding from the European Commission through Actionaid Wednesday opened a three-day training for Civil Society...
SHE SHE SHE:UDP Ebo Town chair...

SHE SHE SHE:UDP Ebo Town chairwoman calls on Barrow to consider women in development agenda

Picture:UDP Ebo Town Chairwoman Fatou Camara
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Fatou Camara, UDP chairwoman of Ebo Town, on Friday called on Barrow to consider Gambian women in his development agenda. She was speaking to this...

SHE SHE SHE:Mr President: Should we have a National Assembly without differently-able women?

Thursday, March 30, 2017
This is the new Gambia they say where every Gambian able or differently-able contributed in one way or the other to effect the change of government. ...
SHE SHE SHE: National Assembly...

SHE SHE SHE: National Assembly Elections: Meet female candidates

Picture: women candidates
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The April 6 National Assembly Election has been, no doubt, a competitive one between women and men, young and old, all aspiring to win a seat either...
SHE SHE SHE: International Wom...

SHE SHE SHE: International Women’s Day: ‘Be Bold for Change’

Thursday, March 09, 2017
Women’s Rights are Human Rights. Will women be bold for change? March 8 every year is celebrated around the globe as International Women’s Day, to...
SHE SHE SHE: Justice for Presi...

SHE SHE SHE: Justice for President Barrow should be Justice for Ex-VP Njie-Saidy

Picture: Ex-VP Njie-Saidy
Thursday, March 02, 2017
When the former Vice President got booed at the stadium and attacked at different places with hurtful verbal words; that are not even meant for a...
SHE SHE SHE: Mr President: Mus...

SHE SHE SHE: Mr President: Must women suffer under your leadership?

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Thursday, February 23, 2017
When the news of women and children arrested at Kanfenda in Foni struck me, the question that came to mind was - must women suffer under President...
SHE SHE SHE: St Valentine’s Da...

SHE SHE SHE: St Valentine’s Day: GPI reaches out to the needy with gifts and prayers

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Sister Augustina Ugbana and members of the Catholic Evangelisation Group of the Gambia Pastoral Institute (GPI) on St Valentine’s Day, Tuesday 14...
SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Da...

SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Day to FGM: Rescue our sealed girls

Thursday, February 09, 2017
Zero Tolerance Day to FGM was, indeed, a great day in The Gambia as it was elsewhere around the world, with activists and journalists, including...
SHE SHE SHE: Let’s talk contra...

SHE SHE SHE: Let’s talk contraceptive and avoid unwanted pregnancy

Thursday, February 02, 2017
Well, as a tradition in The Gambia, sex education is often regarded as a taboo, but times have changed and lives and livelihoods are also changing. ...
SHE SHE SHE: Balancing gender ...

SHE SHE SHE: Balancing gender gap in Barrow’s government should be beyond Cabinet appointment

Picture: President Barrow
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Well, we begin by congratulating Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambanjang as the Vice President of the Coalition Government. It is indeed a milestone, and one...

SHE SHE SHE: Let’s eschew spirit of witch-hunt & give peace a chance

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Too many people are fleeing the country, most of them women and children and my heart cannot take it anymore because those fleeing are my very own...
SHE SHE SHE: Countdown to D-Da...

SHE SHE SHE: Countdown to D-Day: A cry for an end to political impasse

Picture: The Gambia Flag
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Tick Tock! Tick Tock! When I hear the sound of the clock and how slow or fast it is ticking , it reminds me that soon it will be January 19, a day...
SHE-SHE-SHE: Woman of the Year...

SHE-SHE-SHE: Woman of the Year 2016: She fights, lives & wins the Struggle

Picture: SHE-SHE-SHE Woman of the Year 2016 Aji Yam Secka
Thursday, December 29, 2016
She fought, lived and won the struggle against the incumbent, when her party leader was put behind bars as the country prepared for December 1...
SHE SHE SHE: Inter-Zonal meeti...

SHE SHE SHE: Inter-Zonal meeting on FGM held in URR

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Tostan and the Department of Information Services, through the Media Support to Advocacy Project funded by UNICEF and other partners, on Tuesday held...

SHE SHE SHE: Put women and children first in solving Gambia’s problem

Thursday, December 15, 2016
There are a lot of issues that we are faced with as a nation, but we have to understand that the world identified us as a peaceful nation in the West...
SHE SHE SHE: How should women ...

SHE SHE SHE: How should women be defined under Barrow’s Government?

Thursday, December 08, 2016
First, She-She-she begins by congratulating President-elect Barrow for a historic victory against the incumbent, in the December 1 presidential...
SHE SHE SHE: Empowering women ...

SHE SHE SHE: Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices

Picture: Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination...
SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA SWOP 2016: ...

SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA SWOP 2016: ‘10: How our future depends on a girl at this decisive age’

Thursday, November 10, 2016
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday launched the State of the World Population 2016 held at the Kairaba Beach Hotel, with a...

SHE SHE SHE: The woman in the dock versus women behind bars

Thursday, November 03, 2016
I closed from work late at night, and my mother informed me that “there was a young man looking for you these days.” “He did not mention your...
SHE SHE SHE: Free at last! Wel...

SHE SHE SHE: Free at last! Welcome home Chibok Girls

Picture: Rescued Chibok Girls
Thursday, October 20, 2016
“Freedom is coming tomorrow. Get ready Mama and fight for your freedom, freedom is coming tomorrow.” This is not just any quotation or any...

SHE SHE SHE: Int’l Day of Girl Child: Invest in girls for a better Gambia

Thursday, October 13, 2016
The world celebrates yet another International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2016 under the global theme: “Girls’ progress-goals’ progress:...
SHE SHE SHE: Gambia bans FGM, ...

SHE SHE SHE: Gambia bans FGM, sealing nightmare continues

Thursday, October 06, 2016
After three long decades of the anti-FGM campaign, President Yahya Jammeh denounced Female Genital Mutilation during his dialogue with the people’s...
SHE SHE SHE: Dancehall Diva: ‘...

SHE SHE SHE: Dancehall Diva: ‘I will never accept harassment to get to where I am’

Picture: Sophia aka Dancehall diva
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Sophia Byass, also known as the Dancehall Diva, managed by Muhammed Dem, has said that she would never accept harassment in The Gambia music industry...
Girl-child an asset for nation...

Girl-child an asset for national development: GFPA Executive Director

Thursday, September 15, 2016
The Executive Director of Gambia Family Planning Association (GFPA), Yankuba Dibba, has said that a girl-child is not only a piece of work, but an...

SHE SHE SHE: Women: Don’t let Tobaski break happily built homes

Thursday, September 08, 2016
As we begin counting days to the 10th day of Dhul Hija, feast of Eidul Adha, locally known in The Gambia as “Tobaski” in wollof and “Banna Saloo” in...

SHE SHE SHE: 2016 Elections: Women have right to State House

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Thursday August 01, 2016 Issue) The race to State House is getting hotter and more interesting, as both men and women are now vying to be the...
SHE SHE SHE: Women: How tough ...

SHE SHE SHE: Women: How tough is it to keep your man?

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Well, this has been a debate over the weekend, when I paid a visit to my friend’s house. I was sitting and chatting with my friend, when three...
SHE  SHE  SHE: Let’s speak out...

SHE SHE SHE: Let’s speak out against sexual harassment at work

Thursday, August 11, 2016
There are lots of campaigns going on in the country that have led to enactment of laws to remedy the subject matter in question, such as Child...
SHE  SHE  SHE: Mariam: my step...

SHE SHE SHE: Mariam: my stepmother seized my childhood from me; I grew up to make her life hell

Thursday, August 04, 2016
The polygamous system in our societal settings has been one that is always greeted with violence from co-wives, and sometimes their children. It...
Advocacy and rehabilitation, k...

Advocacy and rehabilitation, key to ending Child Marriage

Picture: L-R: Majority Leader Tombong Jatta, UNICEF Country Rep Sara Beysolow Nyanti, Justice Minister Mama Fatima Singhateh & UNFPA Gambia Chief of Operations Kunle Adeniyi
Thursday, July 28, 2016
There is nothing more pleasurable to the ear than to hear that a particular law has been put in place to protect and promote the rights of the most...

SHE SHE SHE: D-Day for Child Marriage: She is a child, not a bride

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Today, the National Assembly of The Gambia will be recalled from its annual summer recess, to open the first extra-ordinary session in the new...
SHE  SHE  SHE: Gambians react ...

SHE SHE SHE: Gambians react to Jammeh’s ban on Child Marriage

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Child Marriage also known as Early Marriage is a formal or informal union entered into by an individual before reaching the age of 18, the legally...
Advocacy meeting on GBV, FGM h...

Advocacy meeting on GBV, FGM held

Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Women’s Bureau and TANGO held a two-day advocacy meeting on Gender-based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation at the Paradise Suites Hotel...
A Gender Sensitive Approach to...

A Gender Sensitive Approach to Ending Discrimination in Politics and Governance

Halimatou Ceesay
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Youth and community representatives from Kantora, Jimara and Fuladu East in the Upper River Region participated in a series of recently concluded...
She she she: Life of a traditi...

She she she: Life of a traditional ‘Mandinka Maanyo’ - Bride

Picture: Mama Ceesay
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Seeing her coming from afar, you can spot her beads sparkling, jingling, and swinging from side-to-side speaking a language that she alone...
SHE SHE SHE: UN Resident Coord...

SHE SHE SHE: UN Resident Coordinator: women still remain poorly served, most deprived when it comes to energy access

Thursday, May 19, 2016
The UN Resident Coordinator in The Gambia, Ade Mamonyane Lekoetje, has said that women still remain poorly served and the most deprived, when it...
 SHE SHE SHE: Insight Training...

SHE SHE SHE: Insight Training Centre students embark on research trip to Juffureh

Thursday, May 12, 2016
The students of Insight Training Centre over the weekend embarked on a research trip to Juffureh to compare what they learned in their Gambian...
SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA ‘a genuine ...

SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA ‘a genuine partner’, say beneficiaries

Thursday, May 05, 2016
The beneficiaries of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) intervention areas across the country have said that UNFPA is a genuine partner. ...
SHE SHE  SHE: UNFPA main funde...

SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA main funders of ‘Kaabilo Baama-Kaabilo Faama’ initiative

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are the main funders of the “Kaabilo Baama”, “Kaabilo Faama” initiative in Sarre Samba village geared...
SHE SHE SHE:UNFPA, NJORPAD vis...

SHE SHE SHE:UNFPA, NJORPAD visit ex “Murou Mansoo” Aja Babung Sidibeh

Picture: Aja Babung Sidibeh “Murou Mansoo”
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Ateam from the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Network of Journalist on Reproductive Health, Population and Development (NJORPAD) on...
SHE SHE SHE: 2 Years on: mothe...

SHE SHE SHE: 2 Years on: mothers cry for daughters' return, 'Bring Back our Girls'

Thursday, April 14, 2016
It is exactly two years today, after the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok in Northern East Nigeria by Boko Haram. I have seen a mother...
SHE SHE SHE: The woman on the ...

SHE SHE SHE: The woman on the wheelchair: Women with disability deserve better

Thursday, April 07, 2016
I could still remember her because I always pass by her sitting on the wheelchair on my way going to work every morning. She was a middle-aged...
SHE SHE SHE: Is marriage a nig...

SHE SHE SHE: Is marriage a nightmare in this generation?

Thursday, March 31, 2016
In this 21st century, it seems that the only problem our world leaders cannot solve and have no solution to is our daily marital problems, that is,...
SHE SHE SHE: SDGs #5: Let’s Pl...

SHE SHE SHE: SDGs #5: Let’s Pledge for Gender Equality

Thursday, March 24, 2016
SDGs are a set of 17 goals for the world’s future, through 2030, backed up by a set of 169 detailed Targets that were negotiated over a two-year...
SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA trains medi...

SHE SHE SHE: UNFPA trains media personnel on communicating with SDGs, SRH

Thursday, March 17, 2016
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country office in partnership with the Network of Journalists on Reproductive Health, Population and...
SHE SHE SHE: International Wom...

SHE SHE SHE: International Women’s Day: Let’s pledge for parity in 2016 Elections

Thursday, March 10, 2016
International Women’s Day 2016 - let’s pledge for parity for it is a right, not a privilege. “Each of us can be a leader within our own spheres of...
SHE SHE SHE: Female journalist...

SHE SHE SHE: Female journalists urged to own media houses, blogs

Thursday, March 03, 2016
The Centre for Media and Development Research in Africa (CENMEDRA) training coordinator, George Christensen, has called on female journalists to come...
SHE SHE SHE: Tribute to female...

SHE SHE SHE: Tribute to female pen pusher Oumie Jobe

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Innalillahi Wa Inna illaihi Rajioon, from Allah we came and unto Allah we shall return but the most painful part of our returning to the creator is...
SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Da...

SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Day for FGM: Younger Generation renews commitment to end FGM by 2030

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Zero Tolerance Day for FGM was celebrated in The Gambia by most of the stakeholders in the End-FGM Campaign. One such organisation was The Girl...
SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Da...

SHE SHE SHE: Zero Tolerance Day for FGM: Gambia bans FGM, Islamic Scholars at variance

Thursday, February 04, 2016
I was opportune to be in the midst of Islamic Scholars across the length and breadth of the country who recently attended the National Islamic...
SHE SHE SHE: World Cancer Day ...

SHE SHE SHE: World Cancer Day 2016: Gambian women can

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Cancer is, no doubt, the world’s biggest killer. Thus the world prepares for yet another World Cancer Day 2016 (WCD), which will be observed on 4...
SHE SHE SHE: ‘FGC, early and f...

SHE SHE SHE: ‘FGC, early and forced marriage retard socio-economic development of women’

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Neneh Touray, assistant communication officer at the Women’s Bureau, has said Female Genital Cutting (FGC), early and forced marriages are key...
SHE SHE SHE: 2016 Election: Wo...

SHE SHE SHE: 2016 Election: Women should graduate from clapping beings to political beings

Thursday, January 14, 2016
2016 is, no doubt, going to be a very interesting and busy year for every Gambian in the country, as there would be a Presidential Election. The...
SHE SHE SHE: FGM bill passed, ...

SHE SHE SHE: FGM bill passed, what is next?

Thursday, January 07, 2016
After three decades of the anti- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Campaign, President Yahya Jammeh recently announced the banning of the practice with...
SHE-SHE-SHE Women of the Year ...

SHE-SHE-SHE Women of the Year 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015
It was exactly 12 months back when we welcomed 2015 with a smile, courage, enthusiasm, dreams and aspirations and an agenda set aside for us to...
SHE SHE SHE: A chat with femal...

SHE SHE SHE: A chat with female managers, presenters of community radios

Picture: Maimuna Bandeh Manager Soma Community Radio Tunko Sillah Kaira FM, Head of marketing and Presenter
Thursday, December 10, 2015
We are indeed in the 21st century, where responsibilities are shared by men and women equally across every sector in the world; the media is one such...
SHE SHE SHE: Godfather of the ...

SHE SHE SHE: Godfather of the crying baby

Thursday, December 03, 2015
Some people say that when a baby cries that means something is wrong with him or her. Others say when a baby cries, it is either he or she is hungry,...
SHE SHE SHE: CPA sensitises “N...

SHE SHE SHE: CPA sensitises “Ndimbalante” Women Group on child rights

Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) Friday held a sensitisation workshop on child rights and protection for the “Ndimbalante” Women’s Group based at...
SHE SHE SHE: Being a survivor ...

SHE SHE SHE: Being a survivor in the FGM academy

Picture: FGM academy sessions
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been more than a three decades’ campaign in The Gambia, and everyone has been a player in ending the practice ...
SHE SHE SHE: Safe Hands for Gi...

SHE SHE SHE: Safe Hands for Girls at the forefront of ending FGM in Gambia

Thursday, November 12, 2015
As the battle to end FGM is still getting stronger, Safe Hands for Girls recently gathered young people from different organisations to see how best...

SHE SHE SHE: Marriage: the promise and fail syndrome - who do we blame?

Thursday, November 05, 2015
Often we hear people, both males and females, talking about this, some arguing bitterly over it; while others blame the other party for breaking up -...
SHE SHE SHE: Jujuwoo no child’...

SHE SHE SHE: Jujuwoo no child’s playground, we cut women not children’

Picture: Grandma Karamo Kassama
Thursday, October 29, 2015
FGM “Nyaaka” camp called “Jujuwoo” is no child’s playground, as we cut women and not children, Grandma Karamo Kassama told She-She-She columnist in...
SHE SHE SHE: When will an FGM ...

SHE SHE SHE: When will an FGM bill find its way to the National Assembly?

Thursday, October 22, 2015
When will an FGM bill find its way to the National Assembly? It is a question many have asked, the young, old, children, boys, girls, activists, and...
SHE SHE SHE: Day of the Girl C...

SHE SHE SHE: Day of the Girl Child: plight of girl child begging on the streets

Thursday, October 15, 2015
On 19 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 60/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child,...
SHE SHE SHE: Women: speaking a...

SHE SHE SHE: Women: speaking against violence, expose perpetrators, save one billion women

Thursday, October 08, 2015
Since reports had revealed that one in every ten women are being beaten or raped, it is important for women survivors to come out and speak out...
SHE SHE SHE: 25 years after ad...

SHE SHE SHE: 25 years after adoption of ACRWC, child marriage still a menace

Thursday, September 17, 2015
It is indeed 25 years since the adoption of the African Charter on the rights and welfare of children, and child marriage which is a violation of the...
SHE SHE SHE: CEDAW concluding ...

SHE SHE SHE: CEDAW concluding observations highlights issues affecting women in the Gambia

Thursday, September 10, 2015
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women concluding observations on the combined fourth and fifth periodic reports of the...
SHE SHE SHE: Women at the fore...

SHE SHE SHE: Women at the forefront in ending open defecation by 2017

Thursday, September 03, 2015
The declaration on ending open defecation in The Gambia came as a result of the African Sanitation Conference, where the Ngor Declaration was signed...
SHE SHE SHE: Girls Agenda, For...

SHE SHE SHE: Girls Agenda, For My Sister summer camp on FGM under way

Picture: Cross section of participants
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Girls Agenda and For My Sister organization recently opened a 10 -day summer camp in Manduar village in the West Coast Region for 50 girls on...

SHE SHE SHE: Cervical cancer in women: symptoms, causes & treatment

Thursday, August 20, 2015
What is the cervix? The cervix is part of a woman’s reproductive system. It is in the pelvis. The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus...
SHE SHE SHE: FGM practice in T...

SHE SHE SHE: FGM practice in The Gambia - Is it breakable?

Thursday, August 13, 2015
FGM, some people say, is as old as the human race itself. Some say it is a deep-rooted tradition that has been going on since the days of our...
SHE SHE SHE: ‘Women’s Act 2010...

SHE SHE SHE: ‘Women’s Act 2010 does not adequately address FGM, marital rape, child marriage’

Thursday, August 06, 2015
These were the concerns and recommendations of the concluding observations on the Combined Periodic Fourth and Fifth Periodic Reports of The Gambia...

Sexual reproductive health is a right, go for it

Thursday, July 30, 2015
How many of us know that having access to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) services and information is a right? Yes, it your fundamental human right...

SHE SHE SHE: 22nd July Anniversary brings joy to Gambian women weeping over jailed husbands, sons

Thursday, July 23, 2015
The 21st anniversary celebration of the 1994 July 22nd Revolution held at Arch 22 in Banjul on Wednesday, was one of the celebrations that would...
SHE SHE SHE: Introducing Marve...

SHE SHE SHE: Introducing Marvelon and Zinnia contraceptives

Picture: Contraceptive pills
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Contraception, some may say, may be as old as the human race itself because people, especially women used old fashion methods of contraception in the...
SHE SHE SHE: Prohibition of co...

SHE SHE SHE: Prohibition of corporal punishment key plan in CPA advocacy, says CPA National Coordinator

Picture: CPA National Coordinator Njundu Drammeh
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) National Coordinator, Njundu Drammeh, Tuesday said the prohibition of corporal punishment is a key plan in CPA’s...
SHE SHE SHE: My FGM story, a s...

SHE SHE SHE: My FGM story, a story common to all

Picture: Circumcised girls
Thursday, July 02, 2015
It was early morning after men are returning from the mosque for Fajr prayers, and the morning was very cold as usual. Lying on my bed alone I tried...
SHE SHE SHE: Welcoming Ramadan...

SHE SHE SHE: Welcoming Ramadan in our homes

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Imam Momodou Lamin Touray: Ramadan is a very important month among the other months, because it is in Ramadan that we have the night of...
CPA, partners celebrate Day of...

CPA, partners celebrate Day of the African Child in Brufut village

Picture: Participants at the programme
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) and Voice of the Young with their partners, such as the National Youth Council, Think Young Women, SOS Children...
SHE SHE SHE: Guardian Media Ca...

SHE SHE SHE: Guardian Media Campaign pledges support to Gambia media in ending FGM

Thursday, June 11, 2015
In the fight to end FGM in countries where it is most prevalent, the Guardian Global Media Campaign Tuesday pledged support to the Gambia media as...
African fabrics bring out the ...

African fabrics bring out the beauty in you

Thursday, June 04, 2015
African fabrics dominating the fashion world of women in Africa and elsewhere on the globe has taken over the fashion industry in The Gambia as both...
From butchery to taxi driving,...

From butchery to taxi driving, meet Gambia’s only female taxi driver

Thursday, May 28, 2015
“Raba Raba” hustling or whatever you may call it has no boundary, especially for the one that enjoys feeding himself or herself from his sweat or...
SHE SHE SHE: Health workers tr...

SHE SHE SHE: Health workers trained on GBV management

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Network Against Gender-based Violence (NGBV) yesterday commenced a three-day training of health workers on clinical guidelines for the management...
SHE SHE SHE: Let the world spe...

SHE SHE SHE: Let the world speak against raping of women and girls

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Rape is one of the most heinous crimes ever committed against women the world over, and tackling the menace should be everybody’s business. Rape is...
SHE SHE SHE: Journalists shoul...

SHE SHE SHE: Journalists should report on women’s issues - Amie Sillah

Picture: Aunty Amie Sillah
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Listening to the voice of a defender of human and women’s rights, a fighter and a woman that hardly accepts defeat, one could not have celebrated...
SHE SHE SHE: Rotarians set for...

SHE SHE SHE: Rotarians set for gala dinner

Picture: Adam Wadda-Jammeh
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business, professional and community leaders. Rotary Clubs are non-political, non-religious, and open to all...
SHE SHE SHE: Plight of mentall...

SHE SHE SHE: Plight of mentally imbalanced women

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Cry of a mentally imbalance woman, walking barefooted in the street, half naked, eating from the trash bins, murmuring and laughing to herself, a...

SHE SHE SHE: One year under Boko Haram custody, “Bring Back Our Girls”

Thursday, April 16, 2015
April 2015 marked one year since the Boko Haram kidnapped at least 200 Chibok Girls in Nigeria. Since the unfortunate incident, the world has cried...
SHE SHE SHE: VP Njie-Saidy: Ga...

SHE SHE SHE: VP Njie-Saidy: Gambia made commitments to international legal instruments on advancing women’s rights, gender equality

Picture: VP Njie-Saidy
Thursday, April 09, 2015
The Vice President Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy has said The Gambia has made commitments to international legal instruments on advancing women’s rights...
SHE SHE SHE: Waist beads, an i...

SHE SHE SHE: Waist beads, an important ornament in a woman’s life

Picture: Beads
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Waist beads are very important in the life of an African woman. People say it is culture; others say it is part of the weapons use by co-wives to...
SHE SHE SHE: VP Njie-Saidy: Vi...

SHE SHE SHE: VP Njie-Saidy: Vision 2016 and 2020 - Gambian women will make it happen’

Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Vice President, Isatou Njie-Saidy, has said regarding Vision 2016 and Vision 2020, “the Gambian women would make it happen”, in a statement...
SHE SHE SHE: GCCI Trade Fair G...

SHE SHE SHE: GCCI Trade Fair Gambia International: shopping heaven for women

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Jewelry Stall Trade Fair Gambia International organized by GCCI is indeed a shopping heaven for women as it brings to women different materials of...
First Lady Zineb Jammeh talks ...

First Lady Zineb Jammeh talks about ending HIV/AIDS by 2030

Picture: First Lady Zineb Yahya Jammeh
Thursday, March 12, 2015
First Lady Zineb Yahya Jammeh on 8 March, in a statement she delivered, talked about ending HIV/AIDS by 2030. She saluted Gambian women on the...
SHE SHE SHE:Meet Amie Sillah: ...

SHE SHE SHE:Meet Amie Sillah: women’s rights defender, fighter, politician, activist

Picture: Aunty Amie Sillah-Sarr
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Amie Sillah is a household name to many in The Gambia, especially when talking about politics, women’s rights, activism among others; but do not...
SHE SHE SHE: Eight home-made h...

SHE SHE SHE: Eight home-made hair treatments for women

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Are you worried about your hair as a woman? Well, you are not alone, because there are many women suffering from hair loss and other problems...
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