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CPA and GTA Hold Meeting

May 28, 2008, 6:04 AM | Article By: By Lamin Darboe & Fatima Y Sanyang

The Child Protection Alliance (CPA), in conjunction with the Gambian Tourism Authority (GTA), recently held a one-day meeting at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia. The meeting is about the protection of children from all forms of sexual abuse.

Speaking at the meeting, the director of the CPA, Musukuta Badjie expressed her office's readiness to act for the protection and development of children in The Gambia. She was optimistic that her organisation will continue to promote the welfare of Gambian children. "As the leaders of tomorrow, my organisation believes that we should make sure children's rights are protected and that children are properly protected from sexual abuse", Mrs. Badjie stated.

Amadou Ceesay, a representative of the GTA commended the CPA for their tremendous contribution to the improvement, development and protection of The Gambia's children.

Salifu Jassey, from UNICEF The Gambia, thanked the CPA and the GTA for organising the meeting. He said he believed it would contribute to successfully protecting and developing the children of The Gambia.