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August 25, 2021

Zainab Ceesay

Zainab Ceesay is a knowledge-hungry, passion-driven, LLB graduate from the University of The Gambia. In 2019, she got connected to The Woman Boss through Marie Jeng, our Programs Officer at the time. With so much free time on her hands, she decided it was time to get engaged and start making an impact in her […]

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May 25, 2021

The Woman Boss’ Pop-Up Market

The COVID-19 global pandemic affected everyone and their businesses, putting a halt to production and productivity worldwide. In The Gambia, women, were left especially vulnerable as they make up a high percentage of startups and are the owners of most small businesses. Female and youth unemployment rose to 57.1% and 41.5% respectively, according to the […]

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May 7, 2021

Revisiting the St. Francis Upper Basic School Pad Drive Initiative

A Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Project by School Ambassador, Oumie Faal Research has shown that most girls living in Rural Gambia lack menstrual hygiene awareness. During their time of the month, they utilize unhygienic and unsuitable cloths, which exposes them to different types of infections. They have little or no knowledge about reproductive tract infections caused […]

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May 18, 2021

Feminism

By: Mariam Yagou Joof Jarboh Age: 13 Country: USA School: Whitehorse Middle School Tell me, how is it that a woman makes $0.75 for every dollar that a man makes? How is that fair? How is it that a woman could do the same exact job as a man, but she is paid less? Now […]

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