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Think Young Women

Think Young Women (TYW)-The Gambia is a young women led non- profit organization that captures the needs of girls and young women. It is an inclusive organization premised on the belief that young women and girls are active members of the wider community and play a vital role in it. Formed in 2010 and officially registered in 2011, TYW aims to address issues affecting young women by building their skills, strengthening their voices to create more impact and support to achieve women’s rights. TYW provides the space to empower and uplift young women, work with young men and boys to end violence against women and girls and provide an enlightened leadership to meet the complex challenges of young women.

Focus Area/Area of Intervention: Gender Based Violence, Women's Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Women's Political Participation, Mentorship.

Existing Projects/Programmes:
  • Capacity Building of Youth Advocates on Gender-Based Violence

  • End Female Genital Mutilation Programmes

  • Girls' Mentorship Programme

  • Out-Of-School Girls and Young Mothers' Programme

  • Young Men's Fora on Gender Based Violence

Name of Contact Person: Musu Bakoto Sawo, National Coordinator