Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

Dropping of the Knife

Seeds of Uncut Girls planted in the Niaminas and beyond Celebrated during the 5th Dropping of the Knife Ceremony in the Gambia


Thousands of people witnessed the 5th Dropping of the Knife Ceremony held at Niamina Jareng celebrating 30 Circumcisers and 115 communities in the Central River Region South who publicly declared their decision to protect girls from Female Genital Mutilation, early marriage and other forms of gender based violence.

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