The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issued these concluding observations in March 2015 following the initial report of the Gambia. The Committee acknowledges the ratification of various international instruments, as well as legislative, policy, and institutional measures taken by the State.
These concluding observations also set out a series of subjects for concern and recommendations to the State. Topics covered are concerns for various state practices, discrimination against marginalized groups, FGM, workers rights, human trafficking, children's rights, poverty, right to food, water and sanitation, and the right to education.
Citation: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 'Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of the Gambia' (2015), E/C.12/GMB/CO/1