FGM ban in the Gambia – Global Campaign Strategy

Women listen to FGM activist's campaign in the Gambia

Gambian Parliament takes steps to lift the ban on FGM. The feminist media movement #FrontlineEndingFGM has launched a campaign to prevent the democratic reversal of the 2015 FGM ban in the Gambia. In March 2024, the Gambian parliament took steps towards lifting a ban on female ‘circumcision’. This move could make it the first country […]

Zero Tolerance Day for FGM 2024

The 6th of February has been recognised as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation since 2012. The aim of this day is to amplify and direct the efforts on the elimination of this practice.

Community Radio Reaches 300,000 People to Educate on the Risks of FGM

An interactive radio discussion highlighted the different perspectives on FGM within the community. The talk show at Kewewan Community Radio FM was conducted at night at peak listening hour on the 22nd of July and 19th of August. Together, the broadcasts reached thousands of people in the rural communities in the Lower Badibou District and […]