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Friday is CPA's 2nd Bantaba

Aug 28, 2008, 6:00 AM | Article By: By Nfamara Jawneh

The Voice of the Young, a child advocacy group under the Child Protection Alliance (CPA), will on Friday August 28th hold its 2nd Children's Bantaba for the year 2008.

The Children's Bantaba is a one-day gathering that aims to bring children and adults together to discuss issues relating to child rights and child protection.  The theme of the August Bantaba is " Strengthening the Protective Environment for Children in The Gambia: "Systems and Challenges" with the slogan  "Stand Up, Speak Out against all forms of Child Abuse".

The event will bring together 120 young people and adults to participate in different sessions.

Highlights of the Bantaba include a march passed, presentations and a drama performance