FAWE The Gambia

FAWE’S action on the ground

Policy Advocacy
• Active member of the EFA National movement
• Trained in gender analysis and mainstreaming
• Member of Gender Expert Network that advices government on gender policy issues
• Participated in launch of National Policy for advancement of Gambian Women

Community Advocacy
• Capacity building programmes for NGOs.
• FAWE award for Media Excellence by female journalists
• Produces a Chapter newsletter, Voice of FAWEGAM

Combating Poverty
• A well-established bursary scheme which supported needy schools
•Improving girls’ academic performance
•Creating Girls’ clubs in schools
• Mentoring by engaging professional women mentors in schools
• Take Our Daughters to Work Programme
• Mothers’ clubs – Counseling girls, provision of mosquito repellent nets, school
grounds maintenance
• Launched Scholarship Directory and Career Resource Manual
• Voice of FAWEGAM, a newsletter that carries girls’ voices
• Centre of Excellence at Sambang Upper Basic School, The Gambia
• Launched manual on Gambian Women in SMT ” Run science clinics
• Established science clubs in schools

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    Country Education Statistics – Source: World Bank