The United Nations Development Programme in The Gambia conducts a Development Forum on topical issues. These fora have served as a platform to discuss, share information and debate thematic issues. It is a direct mechanism for the advocacy and analysis of development activities being implemented in The Gambia, as well as to increase knowledge, share best practices and build partnerships.
The property rights in rural areas and the consequent control of assets are usually heavily tilted against women.
Persistent inequality is continually undermining the progress humanity has made in improving living standards.
These gender gaps need to be closed, not just as a human rights issue, but also as a matter of dire need: