Country Gambia
Year 2010
Type of Measure Education > Formal education, Health > Training
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

The Ministry of health has incorporated Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C) in the curriculum of the nursing school in 2010.  There have been in service trainings for health professionals on the management of FGM/C cases as well as community sensitization workshops on the abandonment of FGM/C.

Source of Information

The Government of Gambia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, Section pg 36