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NGBV, ActionAid develop 5 year strategic plan

Jan 10, 2022, 3:00 PM | Article By: Njie  Baldeh

In an effort to eradicate all forms of sexual and gender based violence in the country, the Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV) with support of ActionAid as well as other networks in the same fight last Thursday developed a five-year strategic plan that will guide and direct the Network from 2022 to 2026.


The meeting which was held at National Credit Union of The Gambia (NACCUG) brought together participants from different networks.

Fallu Sowe, National Coordinator Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV) said the activity would help them as a membership based organization to bring ideas together, shape their future towards their advocacy and work to address all forms of sexual and gender based violence in The Gambia.

According to Mr Sowe, the strategy plan is not only designed to guide their work, ensure they achieve their mission which is to eradicate all forms of sexual and gender based violence, but also to promote and enhance sexual and reproductive health and right of women and adolescent girls in The Gambia. 

Tabou Njie-Sarr, Women’s Right Manager, ActionAid International, The Gambia said the strategy plan is to ensure Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV) and other organizations have a proper focus on implementing their activities.

The activity was supported by Amplify Change through ActionAid International, The Gambia and the Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGVB).

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