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Mothers Clubs playing a crucial role advocating for girls’ education in Gambia
Mothers Clubs playing a crucial role advocating for girls’ education in Gambia
SARE SAMBA, Gambia, 18 December 2006 – Girls growing up in Gambia’s farming communities are often faced with a tough life. Very little emphasis is put on education. Instead, they are usually forced into early marriages and are expected to do farming work and take care of the home. Read More >
Gambia: Zeal of communities gets girls into school
Gambia: Zeal of communities gets girls into school
SARE SAMBA & JATTABA, The Gambia, 27 June 2005 - The young actor steps forward. “My daughter will not go to school. There is no value in these western teachings. She will stay at home, do the cooking and find a husband.” He stamps his foot; the audience laughs. Read More >

 

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