Category: Feature

Presidential address on the occasion of the State  Opening of the National Assembly – Banjul, 24th July, 2017

Honourable Minister of Women’s Affairs Overseeing the Office of the Vice President, Madam Speaker, His Lord the Chief Justice, Honourable Ministers, Secretary General & Head of the Civil Service, Lord Mayor of Banjul, Honourable Members of the National Assembly, Venerable Religious Leaders, Service Chiefs, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, Members of the Media,…

FGM: A Gambian girl’s story and the hidden  violation of 200 million women and girls

Don’t call Adama Lee Bah a victim. She is most definitely a survivor. Not only that, she is thriving. At age 7, in her home country of The Gambia, Bah was subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM), a cultural practice that involves the mutilation or cutting of the female genitalia for nonmedical purposes. It is…