Skip to main content

The Gambia kicks off its African Union campaign to end child marriage

The Gambia kicks off its African Union campaign to end child marriage

Smiling teenagers from Banjul, Gambia.  
Photo: Nacho Fradejas Garcia
 
Gambia’s campaign includes a series of awareness-raising activities on the effects of child marriage.  The activities are geared towards mobilising grassroots support for legislation to address child marriage.  Earlier this month, traditional leaders expressed their support for the campaign and committed to addressing child marriage in their districts, stressing the importance of education for girls.
 
Share

Meet Gladys Arthur

Dec 11, 2019

During the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based  Violence, the Nobel Women’s Initiative is highlighting the lives of courageous human rights defenders.  Click here to meet Gladys Arthur... Read more