Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation


Press Release: GAMCOTRAP Appreciates the President’s Pronouncement to Ban FGM in the Gambia


GAMCOTRAP appreciates this pronouncement because the lives of the innocent and powerless children will be protected including his own child. It is also about the “Best Interest of the Child”.

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.

Press Release: UNFP Team Vists GAMCOTRAP


The UNFPA Country Director in Dakar office, Andrea Wojnar Diagne accompanied by the country team paid a courtesy call on GAMCOTRAP to congratulate Dr. Touray and her team on the successful Dropping of the Knife celebration and for putting her heart and soul to the campaign to end FGM.

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