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Africa in Democracy & Good Governance

Contact Address:
Banjul area Head office
73 Kombo Sillah Drive
Churchill's Town
PO Box 2206 Serrekunda
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 4399880 
                     7707063 / 6592512 
                     9718235 / 9994393 
Fax:              4378706


Africa In Democracy & Good Governance (ADG) was established in Gambia to promote and instil democratic principles and ideals in society to promote good governance, a free society and people participation in African countries.

Its future aims are for a continent where human rights are respected, sound governance and democracy are grounded on the ideals of equality and justice, a free society with civil participation.

Aims & Objectives:
To deliberate with and inspire those in authority, governments, and society in general to enforce and defend the rule of law and democratic principles, to guarantee property rights, lives and to ensure a deep appreciation for people's human rights.

To advocate and defend for the rights of women in Africa and urge for ways for enhancing women's education in relation to their social, economic, cultural and political rights. Work with relevant institutions to reduce infant mortality and to promote women's reproductive health rights.

Lobbing to achieve government reforms.

Fight against corruption

To get involved in issues pertaining to democracy, good governance and human rights.

To fight against all types of environmental damage and unsustainable resource exploitation and to encourage legal protection for the environment.

To stimulate public awareness about Malaria, Tuberculosis, Aids/HIV. Also to advise and run support schemes for People Living with HIV/Aids (PLWHA) as well as pushing for laws to ensure their rights

To recruit and lobby for support to meet the needs of children's rights and to ensure they are protected under the different international, regional and national human rights laws and conventions. The enhance the capacity and build the means to provide for the social, educational and financial support of children orphaned by HIV and other diseases.

To rehabilitate prisoners and to organise awareness programs for prison officers. To lobby for laws for the rights of detainees and prisoners and to promote for good standards of detention facilities and prison governance.

The Africa In Democracy & Good Governance also carries out:
Elections Monitoring and Observation
Publishing of Windows on Africa Magazine

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