The Female Lawyers Association, The Gambia (FLAG), is a non-political, non-governmental and non-profit making association made up of female members of the legal profession who, in various ways, aim to contribute to the development and realization of the rights of women and children in The Gambia.
The association aims to procure changes to the laws of The Gambia for the protection and wellbeing of women and children, with the objective of eliminating violence against them, promote freedom of expression, sexual and reproductive health rights, and support them to participate effectively in the development process of the country.
In line with its vision, there are three main objectives:
- Lobby for gender equality in The Gambia through legislative reforms, public education and advocacy.
- Enhance and promote the welfare and legal status of women and children.
- Promote the principles and aims of regional and international legal instruments regarding women and children.
The organization has been involved in research and advocacy for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and children and offers advice through legal clinics.
FLAG implemented UNICEF Gambia and @UN Partnership project on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD)
Good Morning, my Lord the Hon. Chief Justice of the Gambia, Justice Hassan B Jallow
Theme: “GENDER EQUALITY TODAY FOR A SUSTAINABLE TOMORROW”
Achieving gender equality and realizing the human rights, dignity and capabilities of diverse groups of women is a central requirement of a just and sustainable world. Over the years, FLAG has dedicated its resources to ensuring the protection of the rights of women and children in The Gambia. FLAG also recognizes the efforts of the Government of The Gambia in ratifying, domesticating, and enacting laws for the protection and wellbeing of the rights of women and children. We congratulate the Government on being the first in the world to submit a plan compatible with the Paris Agreement to mitigate the effects of climate change by 2030.
Female Lawyers’ Association (FLAG) is a non-political, non-sectarian, non-governmental, and non-profit association comprising female members of the Gambia legal profession established in 2006. It has in various ways contributed to the development of and the realization of the Rights of women and children in the Gambia since its establishment.
First Session with (Mam Amie Jobe)
Understanding The Concept of Access to Justice and Land Rights
#AccessToJustice #LegalEducation #EU #EURECENA #NCCE #FLAG #NALA #ADRS
#FLAG - is a non-Political, non -sectarian, non partisan, non-governmental and non-profit making Association made up of female members of the legal profession who in various ways aim to contribute to the development and realization of the rights of women and children in The Gambia.
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