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Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Unite to Urge The Gambia's Government to Uphold Landmark Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation

The landmark judgment by the Kaur/Kuntaur Magistrates’ Court marks the first conviction since the law banning FGM was enacted eight years ago

The Association of Non-Governmental Organizations in The Gambia (TANGO), the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP) (, and the Network Against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV) ( are joined by 180 civil society organizations from across Africa and around the world in co-signing this open letter urging…