Children, women and vulnerable groups in Gambia to benefit from an inclusive social protection system
BANJUL, Gambia, 5 December 2013 – On 3 December 2013, under the leadership of the Government of Gambia, in collaboration with the UN system and the Association of Non-governmental Organizations (TANGO), Gambia concluded a Second Consultative Forum...
UNICEF and the European Union join hands in supporting the government to treat thousands of severely malnourished children in Gambia
Gambia, 25 July 2013 – The European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) of the European Union provided funds to 7 countries in the Sahel, through the UNICEF Regional Office, to support UNICEF’s response to the nutrition crisis in the Sahel...
The Government of the Gambia and United Nations join forces to strengthen social protection systems in the country
Banjul, The Gambia, 28th March 2013 – In a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), nine institutions have committed themselves to intensify their partnership for the purpose of further establishing and developing integrated and inclusive social protection s
Consultative Forum on Social Protection in Gambia
BANJUL, Gambia, 22 November 2012 – The first Social Protection Consultative Forum to be held in Gambia took place on 13 November 2012, in Banjul.
Briefing of National Assembly Members on Child Rights and Equity
A UNICEF briefing session on children’s rights with emphasis on equity, using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC), was held for the Gambia National Assembly Members (NAMs) in the country’s capital Banjul on 11 July 2012.
Gambia: 24 communities to say 'No' to female genital cutting/mutilation
BANJUL, The Gambia, 9 June 2009 - 24 communities in the Upper River Region in northern Gambia will be hosting the first in a series of community-led Declarations for the abandonment of female genital cutting/mutilation.