Country Gambia
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Children's Act provides a criminal justice system for children. The Act protects children from all forms of violence and abuse, economic and sexual exploitation, and trafficking.  It also prohibits child prostitution, harmful publications, child marriage and harmful traditional practices.

Source of Information

The Government of Gambia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, Section 5.4.5 pg 34.